Obituary of Robert Wayne McManus
Funeral services for Robert Wayne McManus, age 80, of Wedowee will be held on Sunday, June 27, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Gold Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. David Daniel officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00-8:00 PM on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Mr. McManus will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services beginning on Sunday.
Mr. McManus passed away Friday, June 25, 2021, at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Willingham McManus of Wedowee; two daughters, Sabrina McManus Lovvorn and Tina Kilgore, both of Wedowee; one son, Michael McManus of Wedowee; seven grandchildren, A. J. Kilgore of Ranburne, Stephanie Klein (Seth) of Granbury, TX, Tonya Golden (Brandon) of Greenville, TN, Ashleigh Skinner (Jeff) of Ranburne, Taylor McManus of Wedowee, Tyler Lovvorn (Paige) of Wedowee, and Robbie McManus of Huntsville, AL; eight great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Kilgore, Madison Smith, Grady Kilgore, Austin Klein, Maddie Klein, Raeleigh Klein, Maci Golden, Ansleigh Skinner and Daniel Jones; and one sister, Charlene Shelton of Cleburne County.
Pallbearers will be Danny Medders, Gary McManus, Matt Shelton, Marcus McManus, Lee Shelton, and Glenn Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Tyler Lovvorn, Taylor McManus, A. J. Kilgore, and Robbie McManus.
A Calhoun County native, Mr. McManus was born on March 11, 1941, the son of Olin and Lola Johnson McManus. He was a member of Gold Ridge Baptist Church and worked as a foreman for SW&B Construction. Mr. McManus was preceded in death by his parents; three sons, Billy Wayne McManus, Randy Wallace McManus, and Mark Anthony McManus; two sisters, Julia Ann Yates and Katie Jo Medders; and three brothers, Mack McManus, Billy McManus, and Wallace McManus.