Jerry Kenneth Manning, 78, passed away Monday, October 8, 2012 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

He was born November 16, 1933 in Vanderburgh County, the son of Clarence Allen and Moreen Ella (Hancock) Manning.

Jerry was a graduate of Owensville High School class of 1952. He served in the United States Army and retired from Mead Johnson as a research lab assistant.

Survivors include his children, Kenneth Allen Manning and Sheryll Moreen (Chuck) Martin; four grandchildren, Jeremy and Nicole Manning, Travis and Matthew Martin; two great-grandchildren, Sara and Ashley Martin; sister, Phyllis (Rolland) Eckels; brother, C.A. Manning.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Poseyville Cemetery with Bob Douglas officiating. Holders Funeral Home in Owensville is handling the arrangements.