Kenneth L. Manion, Sr.

June 5, 1935 – February 27, 2022

Kenneth L. Manion, Sr., 86, of Oolitic, passed away at 4:05 p.m. on Sunday, February 27, 2022, at his residence.

Born June 5, 1935, in Oolitic, he was the son of Roy and Gladys (Vaughn) Manion. He married Bobbie Ann Brandenburg and she survives. He retired from the U.S. Army. He worked for the Tulsa Sheriff’s Department then served as the Chief of Police in Glenpool, OK. Later, he started Professional Security Systems, and lastly, he worked at the Fayetteville Store. He was a member of the East Oolitic Community Church, Gillen Post #33 American Legion, and Patriot Lodge #250 F & AM in Oolitic.

Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Ann, of Oolitic; four children, Kenneth L. Manion, Jr. and wife, Kathleen, of Sapulpa, OK, Diane Ritter-Baker, of Tulsa, OK, Christine Boos and husband, David, of Broken Arrow, OK, and Steven Manion and wife, Jessica, of Tulsa, OK; nine grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Harold “Bearcat”, Morris, and Marvin; a sister, Louise Smith.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 3 rd in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Millard Jones officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2nd at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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