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William J. "Scot" Mannion, 88, passed away at 8:50 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Little Sisters of the Poor St. Augustine Home for the Aged in Indianapolis. He was born Nov. 10, 1928, in Kokomo, to Francis X. and Kathryn (Rhoads) Mannion.
Scot graduated from Kokomo High School and attended Indiana University Kokomo. He went on to earn his bachelor's degree from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He served in the United States Air Force, receiving the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. Scot worked as human services program specialist and counselor, operations management consultant and information systems manager for the Municipal Courts of Marion County, director of engineering admissions at George Washington University in Washington, District of Columbia, and served the Army and Navy in Virginia as a management analyst.
He is survived by his sister, Jane Frances Mannion, CSJ; brother, the Rev. Father John H. Mannion; sister-in-law, Sue Mannion; niece, E. Ashley (Erik) Dirks; nephews, Mark, Mike and Jeff Mannion; great-nephews, Jakob and Eli Dirks; and great-nieces, Shanna and Marla Mannion.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, John Wilfred, Francis X. and James Mannion; and one sister, Elizabeth M. Howard.
A private memorial Mass will be held at Little Sisters of the Poor St. Augustine Home for the Aged in Indianapolis, with the Rev. Father John Mannion the officiant. Private family graveside services will take place in Crown Point Cemetery in Kokomo.
Memorial contributions may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor St. Augustine Home for the Aged, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis, IN 46260. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.shirleyandstout.com. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home, Kokomo, has been entrusted with arrangements.
Published on March 8, 2017
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