October 30, 1934 ~ April 23, 2021

Born in: Sturgis, KY
Resided in: Lexington, SC

James D Manning, 86 of Lexington SC, formerly of Glasgow, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Lexington Medical Center after an extended illness. Born in Sturgis KY, October 30, 1934, he was the son of the late Henry and Marietta Manning.

Jim was a graduate of University of Louisville and a US Navy veteran. He was former Vice President of National Wood Products and Executive Vice President of National Brush Company. He was member of the board at TJ Samson Community Hospital for 24 years and served as vice chairman and chairman. During his time in Glasgow, he was an active member of the First United Methodist Church for over 35 years. He served as city council member for two terms, board member for IDEA, Glasgow Airport and Barren-Metcalfe Ambulance Service as well as past president for both Chamber of Commerce and Glasgow Rotary Club. After retiring and moving to Lexington SC, he remained active in both the Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club. Throughout his long Rotary membership, he was honored twice as a Paul Harris Fellow.

Jim is survived by his wife, Dorothy Conrad Manning; son Chris Manning (Paula) of Ft Thomas KY; daughter Meg Ballard of Arlington VA; daughter-in-law Judy Manning of Bonnieville KY; brother Bob Manning (Bonny) of Louisville KY; brother-in-law Bobby McMullan of Shepherdsville KY; stepsons, Trip Turbyfill (Marila) of West Columbia SC, Todd Turbyfill of Gilbert SC, Andy Turbyfill (Lisa) of Columbia SC; stepdaughter, Jenny Burkholder (Scott) of Lexington SC; grandsons Josh Manning of Georgetown SC and Jacob Manning (Mackenzie) of Cincinnati OH; granddaughter Mary Eichorst (Ryan) of Munfordville KY; three great grandchildren and several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren also survive

He was preceded in death by his first wife Fran Manning, sons Butch Manning and Stephen Manning, granddaughter Chelsea Manning and son-in-law Amos Ballard.

A graveside service will be held at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Friday, April 30th at 11:00 AM. Visitation will be 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Thursday, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.

All those who wish to honor and remember Mr. Manning in person at the service must wear a mask or other appropriate facial covering and practice physical distancing for the safety of those in attendance.

A.F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Manning.

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  1. You will be greatly missed by many!We had many good times together as a family 🥰Love,Trip and Marila

  2. Meg, Chris and the rest of the Manning family: Thank you for sharing your dad with our family for the last 22 years. We loved him dearly and appreciate the years of happiness he brought to our mother and our family. We will always remember his kindness and we cherish our extended family. ❤️

  3. Meg, on behalf of all your former coworkers, prayers are being sent to you and your family. Hopefully, all the wonderful memories will give you comfort during these sad times. ♥️🙏🏻♥️

  4. Meg–My deepest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your patriarch. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Chris and Meg, so many fond memories of your dad from our teenage years. We are so sorry to hear of his passing. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

    Kevin and Jackie Redford

  6. Meg & Chris, so sorry to hear of his passing, so many great memories of him and good advice (just wish I’d taken more of it) You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers through this difficult time.

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