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Sharon Bowers Curry
A James Manchin obituary
Charleston Daily Mail (WV) Wednesday, November 5, 2003
A. James Manchin, 76, of Farmington died Nov. 3, 2003, in Fairmont General Hospital.

He was born April 7, 1927, in Farmington, a son of the late Joseph Manchin Sr. and Kathleen Rosco Manchin. Additionally, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Manchin Jr. and John Manchin Sr.; and a sister, Frances Aloi.

Mr. Manchin was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and brother as well as a well-known statesman, educator and public servant. He began his public service when he was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1948, serving until 1950. During his term, he introduced civil rights legislation to abolish the dual school system in West Virginia. His efforts came six years before the landmark decision of Brown v. the Board of Education. He went on to teach in the public schools of Wetzel, Greenbrier, Wood and Webster counties, also coaching various sports during this time. In 1961, he was named state director of Farmers Home Administration by President John F. Kennedy and served until 1971. In 1972, he was named state director of REAP by Governor Arch Moore Jr., where he served diligently until 1976, when he was elected secretary of state of West Virginia. He served in this capacity until 1984, when he was elected state treasurer for the state of West Virginia, an office which he held from November 1984 until June 30, 1998, when he retired. A. James continued in public service from 1988 to 1998, when he was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates, some 50 years after his first term. He proudly served the people of West Virginia in this role until the present time.

Mr. Manchin was educated at Farmington Elementary School and Farmington High School. His mother received his diploma in his stead at graduation because he was proudly serving his country in the United States Navy during World War II. Following his honorable service, he went on to West Virginia University, where he graduate in 1949 with a bachelor's degree in political science. While at WVU, he was a popular member of the West Virginia Mountaineer Wrestling Team. He received his master's degree in sociology from West Virginia University. He was the recipient of many awards and honors throughout the years, including being named West Virginia Man of the Year by Salem College in 1976, and the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Italian-American of the Year in 2003. He was an honorary member of the Farmington Volunteer Fire Department and an active member of the American Legion and VFW. He was a charter member and 3rd degree member of the Holy Family Council 11890, Knights of Columbus, Mannington, and 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Marion Assembly 2114, Fairmont. He was also a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Farmington.

He is survived by his wife, Stella Machel Manchin, whom he married June 9, 1951; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark Anthony and Virginia Manchin of Welch; two daughters, Patricia Lee Manchin of Charleston, Rosanna Manchin Stache of Farmington; one sister, Rose Levitsky of Farmington; eight grandchildren, Crystal M. Manchin of Philadelphia, Pa., Antonio James Manchin II of Charleston, Erica Rose Stache of Farmington, Kathleen Manchin of Elkins, Tara Rosa Manchin, a student at Mountain State University, Emily Ann Stache of Farmington, Scarlett Lee Manchin, a student at Marshall University, Elliot Manchin Stache of Farmington; and several nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Farmington, with the Rev. Franklin Neville as celebrant. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery, Farmington, where full military burial rites will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Council.

Following a private family visitation, friends may all from 9 to 9 p.m. both Wednesday and Thursday.

The Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council 11980 will conduct funeral rites at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Hutson Funeral Home, Farmington, has been entrusted with arrangements.
Charleston Daily Mail (WV) Wednesday, November 5, 2003
Added by Sharon Bowers Curry on Oct 29, 2016 7:29 PM
Sharon Bowers Curry
A James Manchin obituary
Charleston Daily Mail (WV) Wednesday, November 5, 2003
A. James Manchin, 76, of Farmington died Nov. 3, 2003, in Fairmont General Hospital.

He was born April 7, 1927, in Farmington, a son of the late Joseph Manchin Sr. and Kathleen Rosco Manchin. Additionally, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Manchin Jr. and John Manchin Sr.; and a sister, Frances Aloi.

Mr. Manchin was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and brother as well as a well-known statesman, educator and public servant. He began his public service when he was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1948, serving until 1950. During his term, he introduced civil rights legislation to abolish the dual school system in West Virginia. His efforts came six years before the landmark decision of Brown v. the Board of Education. He went on to teach in the public schools of Wetzel, Greenbrier, Wood and Webster counties, also coaching various sports during this time. In 1961, he was named state director of Farmers Home Administration by President John F. Kennedy and served until 1971. In 1972, he was named state director of REAP by Governor Arch Moore Jr., where he served diligently until 1976, when he was elected secretary of state of West Virginia. He served in this capacity until 1984, when he was elected state treasurer for the state of West Virginia, an office which he held from November 1984 until June 30, 1998, when he retired. A. James continued in public service from 1988 to 1998, when he was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates, some 50 years after his first term. He proudly served the people of West Virginia in this role until the present time.

Mr. Manchin was educated at Farmington Elementary School and Farmington High School. His mother received his diploma in his stead at graduation because he was proudly serving his country in the United States Navy during World War II. Following his honorable service, he went on to West Virginia University, where he graduate in 1949 with a bachelor's degree in political science. While at WVU, he was a popular member of the West Virginia Mountaineer Wrestling Team. He received his master's degree in sociology from West Virginia University. He was the recipient of many awards and honors throughout the years, including being named West Virginia Man of the Year by Salem College in 1976, and the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Italian-American of the Year in 2003. He was an honorary member of the Farmington Volunteer Fire Department and an active member of the American Legion and VFW. He was a charter member and 3rd degree member of the Holy Family Council 11890, Knights of Columbus, Mannington, and 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Marion Assembly 2114, Fairmont. He was also a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Farmington.

He is survived by his wife, Stella Machel Manchin, whom he married June 9, 1951; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark Anthony and Virginia Manchin of Welch; two daughters, Patricia Lee Manchin of Charleston, Rosanna Manchin Stache of Farmington; one sister, Rose Levitsky of Farmington; eight grandchildren, Crystal M. Manchin of Philadelphia, Pa., Antonio James Manchin II of Charleston, Erica Rose Stache of Farmington, Kathleen Manchin of Elkins, Tara Rosa Manchin, a student at Mountain State University, Emily Ann Stache of Farmington, Scarlett Lee Manchin, a student at Marshall University, Elliot Manchin Stache of Farmington; and several nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Farmington, with the Rev. Franklin Neville as celebrant. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery, Farmington, where full military burial rites will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Council.

Following a private family visitation, friends may all from 9 to 9 p.m. both Wednesday and Thursday.

The Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council 11980 will conduct funeral rites at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Hutson Funeral Home, Farmington, has been entrusted with arrangements.
Charleston Daily Mail (WV) Wednesday, November 5, 2003
Added by Sharon Bowers Curry on Oct 29, 2016 7:29 PM
Sharon Bowers Curry
A James Manchin obituary
Charleston Daily Mail (WV) Wednesday, November 5, 2003
A. James Manchin, 76, of Farmington died Nov. 3, 2003, in Fairmont General Hospital.

He was born April 7, 1927, in Farmington, a son of the late Joseph Manchin Sr. and Kathleen Rosco Manchin. Additionally, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Manchin Jr. and John Manchin Sr.; and a sister, Frances Aloi.

Mr. Manchin was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and brother as well as a well-known statesman, educator and public servant. He began his public service when he was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1948, serving until 1950. During his term, he introduced civil rights legislation to abolish the dual school system in West Virginia. His efforts came six years before the landmark decision of Brown v. the Board of Education. He went on to teach in the public schools of Wetzel, Greenbrier, Wood and Webster counties, also coaching various sports during this time. In 1961, he was named state director of Farmers Home Administration by President John F. Kennedy and served until 1971. In 1972, he was named state director of REAP by Governor Arch Moore Jr., where he served diligently until 1976, when he was elected secretary of state of West Virginia. He served in this capacity until 1984, when he was elected state treasurer for the state of West Virginia, an office which he held from November 1984 until June 30, 1998, when he retired. A. James continued in public service from 1988 to 1998, when he was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates, some 50 years after his first term. He proudly served the people of West Virginia in this role until the present time.

Mr. Manchin was educated at Farmington Elementary School and Farmington High School. His mother received his diploma in his stead at graduation because he was proudly serving his country in the United States Navy during World War II. Following his honorable service, he went on to West Virginia University, where he graduate in 1949 with a bachelor's degree in political science. While at WVU, he was a popular member of the West Virginia Mountaineer Wrestling Team. He received his master's degree in sociology from West Virginia University. He was the recipient of many awards and honors throughout the years, including being named West Virginia Man of the Year by Salem College in 1976, and the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Italian-American of the Year in 2003. He was an honorary member of the Farmington Volunteer Fire Department and an active member of the American Legion and VFW. He was a charter member and 3rd degree member of the Holy Family Council 11890, Knights of Columbus, Mannington, and 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Marion Assembly 2114, Fairmont. He was also a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Farmington.

He is survived by his wife, Stella Machel Manchin, whom he married June 9, 1951; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark Anthony and Virginia Manchin of Welch; two daughters, Patricia Lee Manchin of Charleston, Rosanna Manchin Stache of Farmington; one sister, Rose Levitsky of Farmington; eight grandchildren, Crystal M. Manchin of Philadelphia, Pa., Antonio James Manchin II of Charleston, Erica Rose Stache of Farmington, Kathleen Manchin of Elkins, Tara Rosa Manchin, a student at Mountain State University, Emily Ann Stache of Farmington, Scarlett Lee Manchin, a student at Marshall University, Elliot Manchin Stache of Farmington; and several nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Farmington, with the Rev. Franklin Neville as celebrant. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery, Farmington, where full military burial rites will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Council.

Following a private family visitation, friends may all from 9 to 9 p.m. both Wednesday and Thursday.

The Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council 11980 will conduct funeral rites at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Hutson Funeral Home, Farmington, has been entrusted with arrangements.
Charleston Daily Mail (WV) Wednesday, November 5, 2003
Added by Sharon Bowers Curry on Oct 29, 2016 7:29 PM
Sharon Bowers Curry
A James Manchin obituary
Charleston Daily Mail (WV) Wednesday, November 5, 2003
A. James Manchin, 76, of Farmington died Nov. 3, 2003, in Fairmont General Hospital.

He was born April 7, 1927, in Farmington, a son of the late Joseph Manchin Sr. and Kathleen Rosco Manchin. Additionally, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Manchin Jr. and John Manchin Sr.; and a sister, Frances Aloi.

Mr. Manchin was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and brother as well as a well-known statesman, educator and public servant. He began his public service when he was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1948, serving until 1950. During his term, he introduced civil rights legislation to abolish the dual school system in West Virginia. His efforts came six years before the landmark decision of Brown v. the Board of Education. He went on to teach in the public schools of Wetzel, Greenbrier, Wood and Webster counties, also coaching various sports during this time. In 1961, he was named state director of Farmers Home Administration by President John F. Kennedy and served until 1971. In 1972, he was named state director of REAP by Governor Arch Moore Jr., where he served diligently until 1976, when he was elected secretary of state of West Virginia. He served in this capacity until 1984, when he was elected state treasurer for the state of West Virginia, an office which he held from November 1984 until June 30, 1998, when he retired. A. James continued in public service from 1988 to 1998, when he was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates, some 50 years after his first term. He proudly served the people of West Virginia in this role until the present time.

Mr. Manchin was educated at Farmington Elementary School and Farmington High School. His mother received his diploma in his stead at graduation because he was proudly serving his country in the United States Navy during World War II. Following his honorable service, he went on to West Virginia University, where he graduate in 1949 with a bachelor's degree in political science. While at WVU, he was a popular member of the West Virginia Mountaineer Wrestling Team. He received his master's degree in sociology from West Virginia University. He was the recipient of many awards and honors throughout the years, including being named West Virginia Man of the Year by Salem College in 1976, and the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Italian-American of the Year in 2003. He was an honorary member of the Farmington Volunteer Fire Department and an active member of the American Legion and VFW. He was a charter member and 3rd degree member of the Holy Family Council 11890, Knights of Columbus, Mannington, and 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Marion Assembly 2114, Fairmont. He was also a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Farmington.

He is survived by his wife, Stella Machel Manchin, whom he married June 9, 1951; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark Anthony and Virginia Manchin of Welch; two daughters, Patricia Lee Manchin of Charleston, Rosanna Manchin Stache of Farmington; one sister, Rose Levitsky of Farmington; eight grandchildren, Crystal M. Manchin of Philadelphia, Pa., Antonio James Manchin II of Charleston, Erica Rose Stache of Farmington, Kathleen Manchin of Elkins, Tara Rosa Manchin, a student at Mountain State University, Emily Ann Stache of Farmington, Scarlett Lee Manchin, a student at Marshall University, Elliot Manchin Stache of Farmington; and several nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Farmington, with the Rev. Franklin Neville as celebrant. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery, Farmington, where full military burial rites will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Council.

Following a private family visitation, friends may all from 9 to 9 p.m. both Wednesday and Thursday.

The Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council 11980 will conduct funeral rites at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Hutson Funeral Home, Farmington, has been entrusted with arrangements.
Charleston Daily Mail (WV) Wednesday, November 5, 2003
Added by Sharon Bowers Curry on Oct 29, 2016 7:29 PM
Elizabeth Reed
Thank you
Kelly, Thank you so much for sponsoring the memorial for Cpl. Kareem Khan. This was a very kind way to honor him and his sacrifice.
Added by Elizabeth Reed on Oct 20, 2008 6:11 AM
 

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