Dale Eugene Manchester
Dale Eugene Manchester, 83, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013. He was born in Sherman County, Nebraska to Orrin and Emma Manchester on December 13, 1929.
A 1948 graduate of Fairfield, Iowa High School, he enlisted and served honorably in the United States Air Force.
Dale Manchester and Ruth Darlene Reneker were married April 3, 1954 at the First Christian Church in Fairfield, Iowa. They are the proud parents of daughter Cheryl Kay Cevenka, of Plano, Texas.
Dale worked for a natural gas pipeline in Iowa and then transferred to Oklahoma until his retirement in 1985.
The next move was to Bella Vista, Arkansas but Dale never really retired. He was a volunteer and employee of the P.O.A. for years. Serving in Crime Watch, Golf Course Worker, Square Dancer, lifetime member of Bella Vista VFW, several golf groups- notably the “Oldies” and the “Thirsk Neighbors.”
Surviving him are his wife, Darlene, daughter Cheryl Kay Cervenka and her husband Mark, sister Mildred Creek, sister-in-law Jeri Manchester, nieces and nephews, Linda Bradfield, Kelly Gray, Bill and Mike Manchester.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Kenneth, Harold, and Dean, two nephews, Bob Manchester and Rick Creek, niece Roxie Creekand brother-in-law Ben Creek.
There will be no services held in Bella Vista. A donation to the Salvation Army was his only request as a memorial.
Arrangements by Epting Funeral Home of Bella Vista. Condolences: www.eptingfuneralhome.webs.com
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