Newton J. "Joe" McManus Jr

Newton J. "Joe" McManus Jr, 78, of Belleville, IL., born August 10, 1929 in East St. Louis, IL., died Saturday, May 31, 2008 at Willowcreek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Belleville, IL.

Joe was a retired truck driver for Swift & Co. and Superior Forwarding. He was a member of Cornerstone Christian Church, Local #600, V.F.W. Post # 87 Fairview Hgts, Avid Golfer and a U.S. Korean Navy Veteran.

Preceded in death by his Parents - Newton J. and Pearl Frances nee Cooper McManus Sr.
Son - Lawrence Joseph McManus

Survived by his Wife - Shirley J. nee Broz McManus
Daughter - Frances Ann McManus of Belleville, IL
Daughter-in-law- Robin McManus
Grandchildren - Casey Jo McManus
Patrick Joseph McManus
Elizabeth McManus
Sister - Mary Green , Granite City, Il
Sister-in-law - Janet (Wayne) Shaw
Aunt - Alice Cooper of Belleville. IL
Nieces, Nephews and Cousins

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the McManus family

Visitation: Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, June 1, 2008 at the Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday , June 2, 2008 at Kurrus Funeral Home with Rick Hodshire officiating. Burial Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Hgts, IL.