Richard S. Manning, 63, of Lost Nation, Iowa, passed away on Friday evening, Feb. 8, 2019, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa.
A graveside service and burial will be held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at Union Cemetery, rural Maquoketa. Friends and family may gather in remembrance of Richard from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa.
Richard Sanford Manning was born on April 10, 1955, in Maquoketa, Iowa, to Charles “Chuck” and Jane (Edwards) Manning. He had first worked as a logger, and then began a long career in road construction with Gannon and then Denco Highway Construction until retiring in 2000.
Richard enjoyed sitting around the campfire, fishing and spending time at his campground in Fulton, cookouts with his kids and grandkids, and making dinners for his children.
Those left to honor his memory include his daughters, Amy (Colin Impens) Manning of Lost Nation, IA, and Kelli (Richard) Wilslef of Lost Nation, IA; 7 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; brothers, Steve (Cheryl) Manning of Maquoketa, IA, Larry (April) Albertson of Maquoketa, IA, and Mickey Manning of Maquoketa, IA; and sisters, Bonnie (James) Stevenson of Williamsburg, IA, Diana Travette of Preston, IA, Sherri Kay McElroy of KY, Joan Ellen Malloy of Oskaloosa, IA, and Nancy Jo Culver of Maquoketa, IA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandchildren Justin Clark and Jordan Clark, and sisters Tina Manning and Cindy Houschild.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorial contributions may be directed to the family online by donating at: https://fundthefuneral.com/richard-manning
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