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Bob L. Manning, 69, of Quinlan, Texas, passed away May 1, 2017.
He was born in Manila, Ark., on Feb. 11, 1948, to Lynn and Lillian Manning. He married his soulmate, Nancy, on Aug. 14, 1976, in Memphis, Tenn. Bob was an auctioneer and a member of the Texas and National Auctioneers Associations. He was honored to be inducted into The Texas Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame in 2010. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodges in Manila, Ark., and Greenville, Texas.
Bob was an active member of The Republic of Texas Parrot Head Club and the Mayor of The Porch.
Bob is survived by his wife, Nancy Manning of Quinlan; brother Nathan "Pete" Manning; sisters Phyllis Parmes and Mary Miller; brother-in-law Lynn Fly; and many other loving relatives and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents; three brothers, Leonard "Slim", Jimmy Lee, and L.A. Manning; and three sisters, Louise Evans, Lois Boren, and Ruby Lee Newkirk. Honorary pallbearers are Bill Yonce, Keith Babb, Gary Ryther, Jerry King, Charlie Smith and Marco Coelho.
A visitation will be held Saturday, May 6, at 12:30 p.m. at Lynch Funeral Service, Greenville. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, (TSRHC) or Fellowship of Christian Auctioneers International, (FCAI).
Visit www.lynchfuneralservice.com to leave online condolences.
Published on May 4, 2017
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