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R. Don Manfull

R. Don Manfull, age 83, of Carrollton died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, in Aultman Hospital. Born July 13, 1927, in Augusta, he was a son to Royal and Laura (Snively) Manfull. 

He was a retired dairy farmer and bricklayer for Canton Local #6.  He graduated from Augusta High School in 1945 and attended The Ohio State University for two years.  He was a member of Augusta Christian Church, past master of Augusta Lodge #504 F&AM, and formerly of Pattersonville Grange, Augusta Ruritan Club, Augusta Volunteer Fire Dept. and a Boy Scout leader.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, M. Arlene (Harsh) Manfull whom he married March 27, 1947; daughter, Debra Sankar of New Philadelphia; daughter-in-law, Pam Manfull of Dover; sister, Leota Gotschall of FL; four grandchildren, Jaime (Chad) Miller of Dover, Amber (Erik) Dursik of Columbus, Jessica Sankar and Jason of New Philadelphia and Lucas Sankar of New Philadelphia; and seven great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by two sons, Jerry and Alvin Manfull; a son-in-law, Phil Sankar; a sister, Iola DeVault and a brother, George Manfull.

Funeral services will be Monday, Jan. 31 at 1 p.m. in Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Mr. Ralph Norman officiating.  Burial will be in Augusta Cemetery.  Calling hours will be Monday two hours prior to services from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Masonic services will be held Monday at 10:45 a.m. in the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to Augusta Christian Church or American Cancer Society.

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