James Edward Manasco, 76, of Dierks, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Texarkana, Texas.
He was born Feb. 9, 1941 in Umpire, Ark., the son of the late Pilot Edward and Ethel Augusta Townsend Manasco.
He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, awarded the Presidential Air Medal in the Vietnam Conflict.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Alden Manasco Manning.
Survivors include: his wife of 47 years, Joyce Marie Allen Manasco; a son, Gregory Dean Manasco and wife, Janette; a daughter, Anna Kate Manasco Willis and husband, Donnie; also granddaughters.
Graveside services were at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 at the Fellowship Cemetery.
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