James William McManaway, 89, of Owensboro, died Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Cloverport to the late Arthur and Katherine McManaway. He was a retired electrician, had served in the National Guard and was a member of St. Stephen Cathedral. He was preceded also in death by his wife, Wilma McManaway; three brothers, Preston McManaway, Billy Joe McManaway and Delmer McManaway; and a half brother, Kenny Boling.
Survivors include four sons, Jim (Marie) McManaway of Tell City, Indiana, Joe McManaway, Jeff (Caye) McManaway and Timothy McManaway, all of Owensboro; two daughters, Diane Myers and Robin Payne, both of Owensboro; two half brothers, Marvin Boling of Owensboro and Donnie Boling of Newburgh, Indiana; ten grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Private family services will be held at Geary Funeral Home with burial in Newton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday and from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In compliance with health and public safety directives, capacity for visitation and the funeral service will be limited and masks are required in accordance with state guidelines.
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