|Birth: ||Sep. 13, 1952|
|Death: ||Aug. 12, 2007|
(My son-in-law's Uncle)
Thomas Richard McManis, Sr., age 54, a resident of Mulberry, KS, died Sunday, August 12, 2007, at his home. Tom was born September 12, 1952, in Pittsburg, KS, the son of Thurman Eugene McManis and Helen Marie Barker McManis. He worked for many years as a mechanic for Sekap and also as a caretaker for the Garden of Memories Cemetery for ten years. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He married Dee Flippo on August 23, 1994, in Fort Scott, KS. Tom loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He also loved gardening and flowers. He was an avid dirt track auto racer and was devoted to his CB radio. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Pittsburg, KS.
Tom is survived by his wife, Dee, of the home; son Thomas McManis, Jr. and wife Leslie, Girard, KS; step-son James Williams and wife Laura, Fort Scott; three daughters, Jeannie Hill and husband Stephen, Joplin, MO, Sabrina McCormick and husband Randy, Walters, OK, and Suzy Coleman and husband Rob, Fayette, AL; brother, William McManis, Pittsburg, KS; four sisters, Donna Wiehl, Lockwood, MO, Susan McGuire and Sharon McManis, both of Pittsburg, KS, and Peggy McManis, WA; nineteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his maternal and paternal grandparents and his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Susan Moore; brother, James McManis; and sister, Phyllis McManis.
Funeral services for Tom McManis will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 15, 2007, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by the Olson-Frary-Burkhart Post #1165 V.F.W. The family will receive friends for visitation from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday in the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, KS, 66701.
Maintained by: DEE MCMANIS
Originally Created by: Barb J "John 3:16"
Record added: Aug 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20921727
Been awhile. Thinking about you alot today. went though pictures last night.alot of good memories. Love and miss you as always. youro wife dee|
Added: May. 10, 2013
Wanted to tell you Merry Christmas with the angles Bab. I'll be thinking of you tomorrow. Love and miss you so very much Your wife ,Dee McManis|
Added: Dec. 24, 2012
Just missing you a more than usual todaylove and miss you so much. Seems like forever for me to get there. love youyour wife Dee McManis|
Added: Dec. 18, 2012
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