Harold McManus, Sr.

Harold ”Bull” McManus, Sr., 83, of Ladelle, passed away March 1, 2022, at his home.

He was born March 14, 1938, in Ladelle, to the late Carl Dawn McManus and Effie O. Carpenter McManus.

Mr. McManus was a retired logging contractor and road grader operator, a United States Army Veteran and member of Ladelle Baptist Church. Bull enjoyed spending time with his family, growing his garden, talking with anybody and everybody, telling old tales and working on his road grader in the logging woods. He was also the owner and founder of “Shining M” Rodeo Arena.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond and Jerry McManus.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Vest McManus of Ladelle; one son, Harold McManus, Jr. of Ladelle; one daughter, Carole Neeley and husband Dane of Dumas; three grandchildren, Baylee McManus, Alana Mondragon and husband Rigo and Jordan Neeley; two great grandchildren, Whitlee Lawson and Harlow Mondragon; two additional sons, Mark Hager and Jeff Hager; an additional daughter, Darla Merritt; along with an additional eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday, March 4, 2022, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 5, at Ladelle Baptist Church. Burial will be in Ladelle Cemetery.