William Edward McManus

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

William Edward McManus, 76, of Mountain Home passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023.

Bill was born to Edward and Helen McManus in Barron, Wis. He enlisted in the United States Air Force after graduating high school in 1964. He was stationed at Blytheville Air Force Base in 1969 where he met his wife, Suann Saliba, at Kream Kastle. They were married six months later and were off to Bangkok, Thailand.

After serving his country, Bill and Suann returned to the United States in 1972.

They settled in Blytheville in 1973 where he became a successful entrepreneur and supporter of the community. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Helen Edward McManus.

Bill is survived by his wife, Suann McManus of the home; son, Marcus Edward McManus of St. Louis, Mo.; daughter, Molly Jo McManus of Mountain Home; and two grandchildren, Morgan and Bryden.

Graveside services will be held March 18 at 11:30 a.m. in Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. at Cobb Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.cobbfuneralhome.com.