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Eldon J. Manning, 82, of Lenexa, Kansas passed away June 4, 2019 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. A visitation will be held at 1:30pm followed by a memorial service beginning at 2:30pm on June 8, 2019 at Metropolitan First Southern Baptist Church, 5502 Metropolitan Kansas City, Kansas 66106. Mr. Manning was born August 8, 1936 in Topeka, Kansas.
Eldon married Martha Ellen Dickson on August 11, 1961 in Topeka, Kansas. He graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Music from Washburn University. The majority of his working career he worked for Capitol Federal Savings. Eldon loved family, friends, music and theater, but mostly Jesus. Martha and Eldon had three children and made their home in Kansas City.
He was preceded in death by his father Earl Manning, mother Ruth (Weaver) Manning, brother Norman Manning, brother Rodney Manning, two granddaughters Katie Pearson and Lauren Boulanger, and son-in-law Terry Roth.
Survivors include wife Martha Manning, brother Kevin Manning, sister Nancy Manning, daughter Mary Manning Boulanger, daughter Sarah Manning Roth, son John (Lori) Manning, grandson Nicholas Manning, granddaughters Anna and Gwyn Roth, great granddaughters Lexi Rowe and Kamdyn Pearson and a great grandson Emmett Pearson.