C. Eugene Maness

c. eugene maness

June 14, 1932 ~ October 4, 2022

Born in: Moore County, NC
Resided in: Carthage, NC

SSG, C. Eugene Maness, US Army Retired, age 90, of Carthage died Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst. 

A native of Moore County (Putnam Community), he was a son of the late Clifford Bryant and Glennie Stutts Maness. Eugene was a career US Army veteran. He served a total of 22 years during the Korean and Vietnam wars, ultimately retiring as Staff Sergeant. 

He is survived by his wife of 67 years Janet Morris Maness, sons Gregory E. Maness of Cameron and Jeffrey L. Maness of Troy; sister Rachel Bailey of Raleigh. 

A memorial graveside service will be held at a later date. 

Services entrusted to Fry & Prickett Funeral Home. 

Online condolences may be posted at PinesFunerals.com.

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  1. “The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for His name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.”

  2. Janet and family. My love and sympathy to you. It was always a pleasure to visit with you and Mr. Maness. He will be missed.
    Praying for peace and comfort for you.

  3. Thank you uncle Eugene for a lifetime of memories. I am so happy that we were able to spend some quality time together before you left us to be with your family. Sending thoughts and prayers to Aunt Janet and Greg and Jeff. We will all miss you, but will see you again one glorious day in heaven. Love you.

  4. Thank you for always being there for me, my son’s. We miss you so much already. You were such a blessing in our lives, and I’m very, very thankful grateful the Lord made our paths cross. You taught me and my some so much. You will always love on in our hearts. My prayers go on for the rest of your family. You were an amazing man, and there will never be another like you. Thank you for all the wonderful memories, and being there for me. I know you are an angel watching over us. I love you Janet, Jeff, and Greg. If y’all need me I’ll be here for you the best I can. I love you all!!!

  5. Eugene you were my best friend and favorite brother in law I will always Love you and remember how sweet you were and we love picking with each other and sitting and talking together I will never forget you rest in peace with your Love ones up in Heaven with you I know you are rejoiceing now and Happy

  6. To the family and friends of Mr. Maness always cherish the fond memories of time spent together and although you may grieve the Bible can be a source of comfort. At (Revelation 21:3,4) it speaks of a time when there will be no more sickness or death, also at (Acts 24:15) it speaks of a resurrection that we all can look forward too. May the peace and love of the God of all comfort be with you all. Comfort can be found in our Creator through prayer and through his word the Bible and in Jesus Christ.

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