Oberlin-Funeral service for Arlington Manuel, 86, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 17, 2017 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Rev. Jacob Conner will officiate. Burial will follow in Soileau Cemetery under the direction of Ardoin/Allen Parish Funeral Home of Oberlin.
The family will receive visitors at Ardoin/Allen Parish Funeral Home of Oberlin from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 with the Holy Rosary at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume at the funeral home on ¬¬-Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 8 a.m. until time of service.
Arlington was a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He worked his whole life as a farmer and a cattleman. He enjoyed riding horses and working his cows until the time of his passing. Arlington loved to hunt and fish. He loved his dogs Blu and Mac, traveling, and especially spending time with his family. Arlington will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Those left to cherish Arlington’s memory include his wife, Mary Broussard Manuel of Oberlin; one son, Terry Manuel and wife, Kayln, of Oberlin; three daughters, Connie Manuel of Oberlin, Allie Joan Manuel of Oberlin, and Angela Fitzgerald and husband, Joel, of Broomfield, Colorado; one brother, “Matt” Manuel of Oberlin; nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
Arlington is preceded in death by his parents, Adee and Fleta Manuel; the mother of his kids, Wilda Manuel; and one brother, Russell Manuel.
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