Ralph Raymond McManaway was born on December 18, 1948 in Sorento, Illinois to Frank Scott and Ada Margaret (Reed) McManaway. He married Frances Biggs on September 20, 1974 and divorced in 2009. He has no children of his own. Ralph was a hard worker and always helped everyone. He loved his family. He started his own remodeling business at the age of 19.
His parents preceded him in death, five siblings, Scottie McManaway, Raymond McManaway, David McManaway, James Scott Hann and Betty McManaway.
Ralph passed on October 16, 2023 in the Beaver County Memorial Hospital at the age of 74.
He is survived by five sisters, Mary JoAnnPeter of Poilt Knob, Missouri; Lois Robinson, Canton, Illinois; Doris McManaway of Las Vegas, Nevada; Blanch McBride of Granite City, Illinois; Ruth French of Enid, Oklahoma; niece Christy Wright and husband, Timothy of Enid, Oklahoma; nephew Billy Eckenfels of Beaver, Oklahoma; many other nieces, nephews and four great nephews.
A celebration of Ralph’s life will be at a later date at the Sunnyside Cemetery, Sorento, Illinois.