Robert J. Manges, 73, of Wooster, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at his home.
He was born Nov. 19, 1939, in Wooster to W.R. and Cecile Morris Manges, and had worked for Frito Lay for more than 43 years, retiring in 2002. He was a 1959 graduate of Shreve High School and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved the outdoors and time with his grandsons.
On June 25, 1966, he married Marcella Dawson. She preceded him in death in 2006.
Surviving are children, Bianca (Sean) Davis and Wayne Manges, both of Wooster; grandsons, Darrick Geiser and A.J. Hinton; brothers, Charles (Elaine) Manges of Piqua, Kenneth Manges of Shreve, Larry (Linda) Manges of Wooster and David (Patty) Manges of Big Prairie.
In addition to his wife, Robert was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Charlene Van Lieu, Richard and Harold Manges.
Graveside services were Saturday Jan. 5 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Shreve.
Arrangements were handled by McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.
Contributions may be directed to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691.