Robert J. Manuel

Class of 1958

In Memoriam

Below is the death notice of Robert Manuel, Class of 1958. Please keep the Manuel family in your prayers.

MANUEL MAJ. ROBERT J. MANUEL (RET.), 65, of Lawton, OK died Wednesday in a Temple care center. He was born April 25, 1940 in Cleveland to Joseph and Margaret (nee Gerba) Manuel. He married Irmgard Moore on Sept. 12, 1975 in Lawton, OK. Maj. Manuel retired from the U.S. Army having ser-ved two tours in Vietnam and Germany and one tour in Korea. He receiv-ed the following medals: Good Conduct Medal, Air Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Palm, Humanitarian Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon First Award, Parachutist Badge, National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with six service stars, Army Commendation Medal with third Oak Leaf Cluster, six Overseas Service Bars, Army Service Ribbon, Bronze Star Medal with second Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal and the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation. He was a member of VFW Post 5263. Survivors include his wife; son, John L. of Lawton, OK; brother, Dale (wife Bonnie) of Chester-ton, IN, sister, June Oliver (husband Albert) of Brunswick, nephew, Tom Oliver of Brunswick and niece, Barbara of Houston, TX. Preceded in death by his parents. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Monday at Post Cemetery, Fort Sill, OK. Burial with full military honors will be under the direction of BECKER FUNERAL HOME. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Health Care and Hospice, 4202 S.W. Lee Blvd, Building B, Suite 204, Lawton, OK, 73505. Sympathy cards may be sent to the family online at www.

Posted on: July 27, 2022

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Robert J. Manuel

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