Obituary For Jesse "J. W." Walter Manuel, Jr.

February 21, 1943 - January 29, 2020

Jesse "J. W." Walter Manuel, Jr., 76, passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at UNC-Rockingham Health Care in Eden.  

 

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Friday, January 31, at Draper Pentecostal Holiness Church with burial to follow in Danview Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service (1 - 2 PM) at the church.

 

Mr. Manuel was born February 21, 1943 in Draper, NC, to the late Jesse Walter Manuel, Sr. and Nina Mills Manuel.  He was a graduate of Morehead High School, Class of 1962 and a graduate of East Carolina University where he was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity.  J. W. was a retiree of Cumulus Fibres.  He enjoyed visiting people and was always very sociable.

 

He is survived by his wife, Paula Richardson Manuel of the home;  brother, Dale Manuel (Frankie) of Jamestown;  sisters-in-law, Paige Frye (Eddie) and Edie Manuel (Dwight, deceased); nieces, Kelli Frye Lusk, Jennifer Flynt (Scotty) and Alyson Linder (Scott);  special great-nieces and nephews, Joey Lusk and Abigail Lusk.

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Dwight Manuel and nephew, Christopher Manuel.

 

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com