John W. Manegold Jr.

DIAMOND—John W. Manegold Jr., 59, of Diamond, and formerly of  Carbon Hill, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Morris Hospital.
Born July 7, 1957 in Joliet, John William was a son of John William Sr., and Edna (Wren) Manegold. He was raised and educated in Braidwood, and will be remembered as a 'Jack of all trades.' John was a member of the South Wilmington Fireman's Club, loved fishing and wrestling, and took great pleasure in spending time with friends.
Survivors include his wife, Kimberly (nee Koenig), whom he married May 20, 1978 in the Coal City United Methodist Church; one son, Dave (Dayna) Manegold of Braidwood; one brother, Marvin (Marcia) Manegold of Gardner; one sister, Barbara (the late Gill) Billings of Jacksonville, FL and several nieces and cousins, as well as his best friend, Lenny Morin of Diamond.
John was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Elizabeth Ann and Debbie and two nephews, Joseph and Walter.
Green flameless cremation rites have been accorded, and a memorial celebration of John's life is being planned for a later date.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in John's memory to his family for their distribution.
Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share John's memorial page on social media, by logging onto www.ReevesFuneral.com.
Green flameless cremation services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City.

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