Donald E. McManaway

July 24, 1970 ‒ December 09, 2017

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Donald E. McManaway, age 47, of Mount Vernon, OH, passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017 as the result of a motor vehicle accident. He was born on July 24, 1970 to Donald D. and Shirley (Fawcett) McManaway.

Donald worked and loved being part of construction.  He worked for Green Solutions in Columbus for many years.  Lately he was employed at Danville Tire as a mechanic.  Donald graduated from the Knox County Career Center in 1989. He was a huge NASCAR fan a loved cheering for his favorite driver, Tony Stewart.  He enjoyed camping with family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife, Laurie (Matthews) McManaway; parents; a sister, Lori (Allen) Gallion, nephews and nieces, Scott, Brittany, and Cole Zollars; great-nephew and nieces, Jazlynn Lewis, Janessa Twininng, and Caden Zollars; 4 brothers in law, Larry Matthews, Tony (Angie) Matthews, Tom (Stacey) Matthews and David Matthews.

A gathering will take place on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home; 619 E. High St. Mount Vernon, OH, 43050, where a Celebration of Life service will take place on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM with Minister Matt McManaway officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

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  • So very sorry to hear of Donnie’s accident, he was always such a sweet young man, and always willing to help. Hold on to your memories and share the good times close to your heart. Love and Hugs and Friendship

  • Our thoughts are with you during your loss..many prayers to you and family… Kevin Carrie Shawn and Colton Davis

  • I give you all the thoughts and prayers that I can share. People do not bury their children. I am so sorry Shirley and Don.

  • I’m so sorry for ur loss truly breaks my heart. Donny was always around and always had a smile on his face. Him and Laurie lived next to my grandma and was always checking on her if we couldn’t. I know Donnys with my grandma talking bout nothing. Donny will forever be in our hearts.I pray for Laurie and if she needs anything please let me know.

    Laurie we love u and call me if u wanna talk…

  • Dear Don and Shirley so sorry to hear of your loss Will be praying for you and family . God will get you through this. He heals broken Hearts. Thinking of you Gerri Reed

  • To my sweet friend, Laurie and this grieving family;
    I’m so sorry for your loss. There are no words that will ease your pain right now. I will ask God to wrap you all in his loving arms and give you comfort.
    Laurie, I’m here if you need anything.
    Shanna Page-Perreault 4196320595

  • Laurie,
    Thinking of you, wishing you hope in the midst of sorrow, comfort in the midst of pain.
    I’m so very sorry for your loss.

    Sandy Petros

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. There are no words. I’m sure Donny and Aunt Belle are having a great time catching up. 💞

  • Laurie, I am so sorry for your loss, and praying for your complete healing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Vickie Rine

  • So close to having you both visit us but never quite made it. Cherish all the memories my friend and know that my heart aches for the sorrow you surely are enduring. Endless prayers for you. May God grant you comfort.

  • Donny, Shirley and family,
    I am truly sorry for your loss. There are no words that I can say to lessen your pain! Hold onto the good memories that will never ever be taken away from you! I ask the good Lord to comfort you during this most difficult time, He is walking beside you and is always there for us.

    Hugs and many prayers for all of you!

  • Shirley, Don, Lori….no words are enough….prayers for all of you. I am so so sorry…
    Ruth and Phil Sigman

  • Don, Shirley, Lori and the whole family. We offer our sincere condolence and deepest sympathy for your loss. May the outpouring of sympathy, the kind acts of friends and strangers and the comfort in knowing that your loss is felt by many, help you through this difficult time. We have so many memories of Donnie at our home. He was truly part of our family when he was young. He was so ornery and you just couldn’t help but love him to pieces. We ask for God’s blessings on you and your wonderful family.
    Many prayers.
    Ecclesiastes 3

  • Laurie,
    We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. The Ohio District 5 Ombudsman Program

  • Dear Don snd Shirley. So sorry for your loss. . Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers . Donnie was a happy fun and caring young man. Howard really enjoyed talking to him. We would see him around town and he would always take time to chat. Lean on God. He will have you through this difficult time

  • My deepest sympathy to Donnie’s family, my heart is heavy knowing how much Donnie will be missed.
    May Angel’s surround you, and memories guide you to honor his life. May Donnie live on in our heart’s, and throughout your day’s to ease the pain. May his Angel wings comfort you, hold you, and watch over you.
    (the way Angel’s do)
    Rest well Donnie ~*~
    Sincerely, Jodi Seavolt

  • Laurie, Shirley and Don we are so sorry for you loss, you are in our prayers .
    Bob and Brenda Buckingham

  • Laurie ,Shirley and family We are so sorry for your loss we know how hard it is to lose a loved one their is a void in your heart that will never be filled but your life must go on for yourself and other love ones left behind treasure your memories and moments you have and know your loved one is in Gods loving arms . Your in our prayers Greg and Connie Quick

  • I’m sorry for your loss.I will miss him teasing me about my hair. Lol.god bless the family and my prayers to all of u.

  • My condolences, thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God grant strength to all through this time of grief and may God touch all family member’s and friend’s hearts with healing from the throne of God.

  • Laurie and Family,
    So very sorry for your loss! Each of you are in my thoughts and prayers. May you all be wrapped tightly in the Lords arms for comfort during this difficult time.

  • Laurie,
    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. May your memories live on in your heart. I wish I could offer more than a few words to bring you comfort in your time of need. You are a strong, beautiful lady and have a strong, loving family. Lean in and rely on those that are offering their love and support. The loss you have can not be replaced, or filled with just words. Trust in the Lord, and let him guide you and bring you comfort and peace.

  • Shirley and Don
    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of you son. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Don, Shirley, and Laurie, I am so sorry to hear about Donnie. He was always so nice to me and my family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I will always remember him with that big smile on his face.

  • My heart breaks for the family. Laurie I do wish could take your pain away. I am here for whatever I can do. I am so sorry Laurie for your loss. I am also sorry to Don and Shirley for the loss of there son. GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU. I will keep you in my prayers.

  • My condolences to the family and friends of Donnie. I have known him for many years. The news broke my heart I’m still in shock and disbelief. You will never be forgotten and in all the hearts you have touched over the years. R.I.P and R.I.H my friend 😘😘

  • Laurie –

    My most heartfelt sincerest condolences to you and your families on Donnie’s passing. He was a good friend and will be missed.