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E.G.“Butch” Manry

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E.G.“Butch” Manry

January 29, 1925 ~ July 25, 2014

E.G.“Butch” Manry left this earth on July 25, 2014, to be with his loving wife of 67 years and into the loving arms of their savior, our Lord Jesus Christ. Butch was born on January 29, 1925, in Salem, AR to Fred and Lula Manry. He had one sister, Eula May, and one brother, Bob. He finished high school in Arkansas. Then, in 1941, moved to Washington with his family. In 1943, he enlisted in the United States Navy and finished basic training in Farragut, ID. After that, he went to Palo Alto, CA for advanced training and then to the Admiralty Islands, where he served until 1946. In 1945, Butch went home on leave and met and married the love of his life, Geneva Copeland, to whom he was married for 67 years, until her passing in August, 2013. He spent some time on a ship in Discovery Bay, then Pier 91 in Seattle, before being honorably discharged in 1946. After being discharged, Butch and his wife came back to Wenatchee to start a family. He worked on Rock Island Dam, then Bennit’s Garage, before owning and operating Doneen Garage and Parking. He then went to work for Joe Welty Ford as the Sales Manager until he retired in 1985, to spend time with his wife, who had medical problems.

When he retired, he and his wife leased out their home for a year, purchased a travel trailer and went to Florida. Along the way, they made many special stops to visit old friends and family. Butch loved to play golf and for many years played with three special golf buddies, who sadly all preceded him in death; he continued to play until he physically could no longer do so. Butch also loved to fish and bird hunt. Many times he would get up early in the morning and go fishing, and still be back in time for Sunday service. Butch was a member of Wenatchee Valley Baptist Church for 50 years. He served as a Deacon of the church for 35 years, and Church Treasurer for 25. He was also a Sunday School Director, Teacher, and did other ministries during his membership. Butch also served a four year term on the Executive Board of the Northwest Baptist Convention.

Butch was a devout Christian, a caring loving husband, a wonderful father and a terrific friend. He will be missed by all, but we know that he is truly in a better place. He is now pain free, and happy in the arms of his loving wife and our Lord Jesus Christ.

Butch is survived by three children, Gloria Osborn of Wenatchee, WA, Patsy Vail of Oak Harbor, WA, and Randy Manry of Wenatchee, WA; ten grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death is his sister, Eula May Kelly; and his parents, Fred and Lula Manry.

A Committal Service for Butch will be held Monday, August 4, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the Wenatchee City Cemetery Mausoleum. There will be a time of sharing after at 1636 Meadow Ridge Drive, Wenatchee. Arrangements are by Telford’s Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee, WA.

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