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Robert Van Manning

September 11, 1961 — June 15, 2024

Robert Van Manning, a dedicated boiler operator for 20 years, bid farewell to this world June 15, 2024. Born on September 11, 1961,'s journey came to a peaceful close surrounded by love and memories of a life well-lived.

Robert leaves behind his beloved wife Dianna Roberts Manning, his sons Brandon Roberts, Anthony (Ashley) Roberts, and Chad Manning; sisters Traci (David) Slate, Patsy Haywood, Angie (Sam) Decker; as well as six grandchildren who brought immense joy and laughter into his life.

In the embrace of eternity, Robert Van Manning has reunited with his mother Barbara Haywood, stepfather Paul (Hoot) Haywood, Father Eulis Manning, and brothers Jimmy Manning and Mark Haywood. 

The Pallbearers will be Andrew Kovacs, Kendell Creel, Joel Gibson, Trent Adams, Rhett Youngblood, Danny Gaither, Justin Campbell, Kevin Kelley.

In honor of Robert's life, a visitation is scheduled at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Collinwood, TN, on June 22, 2024, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Following this, a Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Collinwood, TN.

Interment will be at Railroad Cemetery in Iron City, TN.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, June 22, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors

993 Highway 13 South, Collinwood , TN 38450

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Funeral Service

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors

993 Highway 13 South, Collinwood , TN 38450

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Burial

Saturday, June 22, 2024

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