Dallas Ray Manning

Obituary of Dallas Ray Manning

Graveside funeral services for Mr. Dallas Ray Manning, age 69, of Swartz, LA, are scheduled for 10 AM Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at the Crowville Masonic Cemetery in Crowville, LA with Rev. Jeffrey Robinson officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Golden Funeral Home. Mr. Manning, a retired electrical instrumentation technician for Riverwood International Paper Mill and member of the Road Home Fellowship of Bastrop, passed away, Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Glenwood Regional Medical Center. Mr. Manning served in Germany and as a Black Horse Trooper in the U.S. Army 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment during Vietnam and served in the Army National Guard for 15 years in Panama and other locations. He was a member of all Masonic Fraternities serving as Past Master of the Mer Rouge and Swartz Masonic Lodge. He was a charter member of the Barak Shriners, a member of the Bikers for Christ and an avid sportsman and motorcyclist. Mr. Manning is survived by his wife of 29 years, Wilma Arant; two daughters, Jessica DeLaRosa and husband Mark of DelRio, TX, Michelle Marquez of West Monroe, LA; three sisters, Peggy Jean Hutto of AL, Linda Nell Scott of Mangham, LA, Faye Jarreau and husband Robert of Mangham, LA; eighteen grandchildren, Bryan Currington, Joshua Reinninger, Nathan Marquez, Logan Marquez, Joseph Gonzalez, Lance Gonzales, Ryan Gonzalez, Rome Gonzalez, Alonzo Gonzalez, Mason Ablebay, Maddison Ates, John Ates, Jenna Taylor, Melissa Currington, Peyton Currington, Abby Currington, Macy Hardy, Hadden Hardy; numerous great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; special nieces Diane Reinninger and husband Patrick Jiles of West Monroe, LA, Amy Hodge of Columbus, OH and a special nephew/son, Richard Currington and wife Nicole of Hartsville, TN. He is preceded in death by his parents, George Dallas and Mattie Mae Taylor Manning and a half brother, Ed Taylor. Bikers for Christ will serve as pallbearers for Mr. Manning.
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