Lancaster: Richard Aaron Manning, 29, of Lancaster, Ohio formerly of Delaware Ohio, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2011.
He was born on December 1, 1981 to Paul R. and Christine (Clark) Manning.
Aaron was a Sergeant in the Army and served during the Operation Iraq Freedom and also during Operation Enduring Freedom.
Aaron was medically retired from the military.
He succumbed to his injuries.
Aaron was a member of the AMVETS, VFW and Wounded Warriors. He was an Airborne Scout with the 82nd Airborne Division. The Army was his love.
Aaron is survived by his parents Paul and Christine Manning; brother R. Clark Manning; maternal grandfather Robert L. Clark; Aunt Cindy (John) Wagonseller; Uncles Dr. F. David (Barbara) Manning, David (Vikki) Clark and Joseph M. Clark as well as many loved cousins.
Aaron was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother Norma Clark and paternal grandparents W. Richard and Josephine Manning.
A Funeral Liturgy will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 10:00 AM at SHERIDAN FUNERAL HOME Lancaster, Ohio. Burial will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Junction City, Ohio (Perry County) where military honors will be performed by the State Military Funeral Honors.
Family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 9 from 3-8 PM at the funeral home.
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Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Lancaster, Ohio from August 6 to August 8, 2011