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Randy Jim Manning

February 15, 1954 — December 19, 2021

Randy Jim Manning

Randy J. Manning, 67, of Kirtland, New Mexico passed away on December 19, 2021, at home surrounded by his wife, children, and grandchildren. Randy was reunited with those who preceded him in death: his parents, Jack and JoAnn Manning, his brother, Terry, father and mother-in-law, Ray and Marjorie Waite and grandparents.

Randy was born in Farmington, NM on February 15, 1954. He grew up in Shiprock and Kirtland, and lived most of his life in Kirtland, except for a short time of living in Texas. Randy and his wife, Dennise Waite, were married on May 12, 1976. They raised their family of five children in Kirtland. He is survived by his wife, Dennise, three sons - Ryan (Mylene Corbett), Jordan, and Devon (Racquel Montgomery) - and his two daughters - Kiera (Chad Smith) and Kelsea (Jimmy Lucero). All his children reside in the Kirtland and Farmington communities and his 11 grandchildren, with one on the way.

Randy worked various jobs throughout his lifetime but was, primarily, a barber/stylist for 40 years. He served on the Central Consolidated School Board for 23 years. He was recognized on the state and national levels as he served a capacity in each of those organizations. Randy had a strong testimony of Jesus Christ and learned how to serve others from his parents and grandparents.

There will be a viewing at his home 15 CR 6299, on Wednesday, December 22nd, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm and funeral services on Thursday, December 23rd, at 11:00 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 473 CR 6100. Randy's pallbearers are sons Ryan Manning, Jordan Manning, Devon Manning, sons-in-law, Chad Smith, Jimmy Lucero, and grandson, Jaxon Manning. Honorary pallbearers are Brycen Manning, Kolbin Smith, Dekklan Lucero, Greycen Lucero, Jack Manning, Byron Manning, Jeff Manning, Oscar Valenzuela, Derek Wethington, William Flack, Keith Johns, Richard Crum, and Gregg Sherwood.

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 23, 2021

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

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints - Kirtland (6523)

10 Road 6523, Kirtland, NM 87417

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Graveside Service

Thursday, December 23, 2021

12:30 - 1:00pm (Mountain time)

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