Wayne Mannion | 1938 - 2017 | passes

We pay honor to

Wayne Mannion

who died August 3, 2017




The prayers of the

Lecanto Church of Christ

Lecanto, Florida 34460

will be with all the family

and a host of friends!




In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to


Hospice of

Citrus and the Nature Coast,

P.O. Box 641270,

Beverly Hills, FL 34464.



Oct 15, 1938 - July 31, 2017

Mr. Wayne H. Mannion, age 78 of Lecanto, Florida, died Monday, July 31, 2017 in Lecanto, FL. He was born October 15, 1938 in Bridgeport, CT, son of the late Robert Hunter and Marion (Bannerman) Mannion. He graduated from Bullard Havens Tech in 1957, where he hoped to become a contractor in Florida one day. In 1972 that dream came true. He moved his family to Florida and operated his own Masonry Contracting Company until his retirement. He served his country in the National Guard between 1959-1967.

On April 25, 1957 he married Bernice L. Soller. Together they had 3 children; Wayne, Mark and Patricia. Mr. Mannion is survived by son, Mark Mannion and his wife Lucy of Inverness, FL and 6 grandchildren: Aubrey Mannion, Rachel Mannion, Cory Maynard, Felicia (Maynard) Figley, Dana (Maynard) Livingston, and Dale Michael Maynard as well as 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his children's mother, Bernice Mannion, his son, Wayne H. Mannion, his daughter, Patricia B. (Mannion) Maynard and his brother Keith C. Mannion.

Mr. Mannion was a member of the Church of Christ in Lecanto, Florida. He loved the American Bald Eagle and collected figurines of all sizes.

  I'm Free
Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free;
I'm following the path God laid for me. I took His hand when I heard him call;
I turned my back and left it all.

I could not stay another day,
To laugh, to love, to work or play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way; I found that place at the close of day.

If my parting has left a void,
Then fill it with remembered joy. A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss;
Ah yes, these things, I too, will miss.

Be not burdened with times of sorrow;
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow. My life's been full, I savored much;
Good friends, good times, a loved one's touch.

Perhaps my time seemed all too brief;
Don't lengthen it now with undue grief. Lift up your heart and share with me;
God wanted me now, He set me free.

(Author Unknown)

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