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Alexander Funeral Home-Newburgh Chapel

5333 Old Indiana 261, Newburgh, IN

OBITUARY

Gary Dennis Manley

September 9, 1940October 22, 2019

Gary Dennis Manley, 79, of Chrisney, IN passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019. He was born in Evansville to the late Elsie and Naomi Manley.

He was a U.S. Marine Veteran and retired from ALCOA as a Mechanical Engineer. He enjoyed studying space exploration, traveling, and was an avid reader.

Gary was preceded in death by his wife, Kristine.

He is survived by sons, Matthew (Suzanne), Michael (Ronda Craig) both of Chicago, IL; granddaughter, Sadie; grandson, Milo; brothers, Larry of Tell City, IN, David of Henderson, KY; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Private family services will be held with burial in Meeks Cemetery, Princeton, KY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to ACLU or Planetary Society for Space Research.

Services

  • Private family services will be held.

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Dave Helfrich

October 30, 2019

As a fellow member of Veterans For Peace I met Gary on the bus ride to Washington DC for an anti war rally in 2005. On the ride back we sat together and found we had a similar back round in engineering, feelings regarding military issues, and political views.
Gary struck me as the strong silent type. Many times we participated in public VFP events where Gary's charm and wit reflected very positively on our chapter. I was proud to stand beside him.
My wife sat with Kris more than a few times as they added their support while we marched in parades around the area. Her passing was a very sad moment for everyone who knew her.
Although Gary was a private person and we didn't see each other outside of the chapter events he did drive his highly regarded HD Ford pick up with trailer in tow to my place where we loaded a Bridgeport milling machine he purchased. I thought many times of dropping in on him, but didn't
You, like me, have been very fortunate to have had a person like Gary in our lives!
Dave Helfrich

Rita & Skipper Hatfield

October 25, 2019

We are so sorry and want to extend our love to the family. Gary always made everyone feel welcome. He will be missed.

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