Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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May 16, 2014

Leroy “Chunk” McManaway

PETTRY — Leroy “Chunk” McManaway, 80, of Belgian Road, Pettry, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at his home.

Born, June 27, 1933, in Hacketts Ridge near Pettry, he was the son of the late Coy and Christie Mae Caperton McManaway.

“Chunk” was a timberman, sawmill operator and retired from Concord University with 19 years of service in the maintenance department and was a member of the Pettrey Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, James McManaway, Giles McManaway, Coy McManaway, Harless McManaway and Arlo McManaway.

He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Shirley Merrill Akers McManaway; two daughters, Drema Darlene Shepherd and her husband William K. of Princeton, and Regena Geho and her husband David of Roanoke, VA; one sister, Violet Taylor of Princeton; two brothers, Robert McManaway and his wife Beverly of Pettry, Arnold McManaway and his wife Christine of Princeton; two grandchildren, Travis Shepherd and Skyler Geho; two great-grandchildren; Dawson and Daniel Shepherd; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday (today), May 16, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Jim Stanley officiating. Burial will follow in the McManaway Family Cemetery Hackett's Ridge near Pettry.

Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 A.M. until the service hour at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared via www.memorialfd.com

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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