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J.W. Mcmanus

August 12, 1934 — May 30, 2021


EUNICE-It is with heavy hearts that the family of J.W. McManus announces his passing on Sunday, May 30, 2021 in the comfort of his home at the age of 86. Funeral Services will be celebrated on Monday, May 31, 2021 at First United Methodist Church in Eunice at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in the St. Louis Cemetery with Pastor Regina Hickman officiating.

J.W. was a proud veteran of the United States Navy. He was a retired State Police Captain and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and playing tennis.

He is survived by his loving children, John McManus and wife, Miki, Debbie LeBlanc and husband, Danny, and Karen Olivier Vidrine and husband, Charles, all of Eunice; sister, Jenene Smith of Eunice; ten grandchildren, Rob Miller, Aimee Miller, Mark Miller, Mitchell Miller, Caroline Langley, Brooke Francois, Spencer LeBlanc, Brody Olivier, Cade LeBlanc, and Shelby Olivier; fifteen great grandchildren; and extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Carol Beyer McManus; parents, John Hurley and Dora Hogan McManus; and sister, Charlene Smith.

Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.

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