Rocky Scott Manning, 60

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Rocky Scott Manning, 60, of Moorhead, died Sunday, May 29, 2016 at U of M Medical Center – Fairview in Minneapolis, MN.

Rocky was born March 28, 1956 to Bud and Thelma Manning in Thief River Falls, MN. He grew up and attended school in Thief River Falls. He attended college in Fergus Falls for Addiction Counseling. He worked in counseling for two years in Fergus Falls. He also worked at Marvin Windows, Cenex truck driver for about five years. Additionally, Rocky worked at Trans Systems for eight years and finally Aggregate Gravel until his retirement.

Rock was very active in A.A., he was always just a phone call away. By trying to live the program and passing it on. He was an inspiration to many, and in doing so, he touched many lives, and now he can live on through them.

Rocky enjoyed ice fishing, camping, classic cars, riding his Harley, and building gas bikes when he could no longer ride.

He is survived by his life partner, Becky Harmon, Moorhead, MN; children, Nichole (Franko) Trudeau, Thief River Falls, MN, Chad (Sandy) Manning, Parker, CO, Chris (Char) Manning, Thief River Falls, MN and Jamie Harmon, Moorhead, MN; brothers, Duane (Dee) Manning and Jerry (Beth) Manning; sister, Shirley (Bob, special friend) Porter, and Yvonne Suronen; nine grandchildren, Jade, Gavin, Braxton, Kaleb, Conner, Blake, Riley, Elijah and Adrian; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Burch, two brothers-in-law and niece, Cristy.

Funeral: Friday, June 3, 2016, 1:00 PM at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo, ND.

Visitation: Thursday, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Hanson-Runsvold, followed by a Prayer Service at 7:00 PM.

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