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Eugene "Gene" Manns

July 27, 1929 ~ November 20, 2017 (age 88)

Eugene "Gene" Manns, 88, of Claypool, Indiana went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 2:08 a.m. at Warsaw Meadows Care Center, surrounded by his family.

He was born July 27, 1929, in McGuffey, Ohio, to Dorton and Dollie Manns. He married Geraldine "Gerry" Miller on May 10, 1949, in Magoffin County, Ky. She survives.

Eugene lived as a farmer and also was employed as a bus driver for Warsaw Community Schools for 20 years. He ran Shady Brook Stables in Warsaw for six years and also worked for Claypool Elevator. He was a member of Living Hope Ministries in Warsaw and the Sportsman and Farmers Conservation Club in Silver Lake.

Gene was an avid coon hunter and horseman. He was guided by his strong faith in Jesus Christ, and had a genuine compassion for the souls of his friends and family.

In addition to his wife Gerry, he is survived by his children: Diana (Dennis) Yoder, of Warsaw; Janet (Ronnie) Patrick, of Claypool; and Ronald Manns of Akron.; one brother, Mitchell of Claypool; three sisters: Grace Azbell of North Manchester; Becky (Duane) Spangle of Claypool and Della (Lamoine) Leckrone of Warsaw; sister-in-law, Irene Manns of Warsaw.  Also surviving are six grandchildren Stephanie (James) Billings of Alabaster, Ala.; Gina (Jeffery) Hofferth of Claypool; Stacy (James) Nicely of Akron; Angela (Aaron) Robbins of Pierceton; Jackie Peters of Rochester; Rebecca (Charley) Mitchell of Elkhart; and Veronica Eherenman of Akron; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Patricia Ann; and brothers Russell, Edward, Dayton, and Ortie.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 24, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 & 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.

His funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home.  The Reverend Lewis Wedstel Shepherd will officiate.  Burial will follow with a graveside service at Pleasant Hill Cemetery near North Manchester.

Memorial gifts can be made to New Beginnings Church and World Outreach, P.O. Box 913, Warsaw, Indiana  46581 and would be appreciated by the family. 


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
November 24, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
225 Argonne Road
Warsaw, IN 46580

Visitation
Friday
November 24, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
225 Argonne Road
Warsaw, IN 46580

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 25, 2017

10:00 AM
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
225 Argonne Road
Warsaw, IN 46580


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