John F. (Buck) Manthey
Posted on December 10, 2012
John F. (Buck) Manthey. age 93, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2012. John was a founding member of All Saints Catholic Church. He was born in Antigo, Wisconsin, He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U S Army and worked with the Manhattan Project in Oak Ridge. John was retired from the Tennessee Valley Authority as a Civil Engineer in Hydraulic Data Branch. He lived in many locations including Pulaski, TN .
He is survived by his daughters, Sandra (Thomas) Davidson of Orange Beach, AL, Maureen (William) Schuster of Knoxville;
son, George (Nancy Sanders) Manthey Of Knoxville;
grandchildren, Thomas John Davidson (Sonia), Gini Fales, Elizabeth Norris (Scott), Luke Schuster (Christy). Mark Schuster, Kathleen Schuster and James (Rebecca) Manthey;
great grandchildren, Thomas and David Fales, Connor and Katherine Norris, Addison, Coleton and Ashlynn Manthey;
sister, Sr. Bernadine Manthey of Manitowoc, WI;
several nieces and nephews
The family will receive friends from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday at All Saints Catholic Church with a Rosary at 4:30 p.m.. A Mass will follow at 5 p.m. with Father Michael Woods celebrant. Family and friends will gather at 11 am, on Saturday at Sunset Cemetery in Murphy, NC for graveside services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Music Department of All Saints Catholic Church. 620 North Cedar Bluff Road, Knoxville, TN 37923 or to Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, 3009 Lake Brook Slvd, Knoxville, TN 37909.
Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebroolc Pike is in charge of arrangements for John Manthey.