Mr. Bernie Edward Maness, Sr., 76, of Robbins, N.C. died Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at U.N.C. Hospital in Chapel Hill. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2017, at Pleasant Hill U.M.C. Cemetery with Rev. Ralph Voncannon presiding. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the fellowship hall.
Bernie was born in Moore County, N.C. in 1940, son of the late Pearlie M. Maness and Tonnie Annie Maness. He worked as a machinist for Burlington Industries for more than 40 years. Bernie was a man who loved the outdoors and farming. He loved his family and friends and was known by all for his sense of humor. He was a man proud of his faith and lived for the Lord. In addition to his parents, He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters and his wife Delphia “Dale” Maness in 2013.
He is survived by two sons; Bernie E. Maness, Jr. and wife Mary of Bear Creek and Todd Maness and wife Andrea of Vass, three sisters; Linda Sue Maness of Robbins, Betty Ann Davis and husband Ernest and Virginia Brady all of Asheboro; four brothers, Donald Maness and wife Pat, Ronnie Maness, Larry Maness and Bernie Maness all of Robbins and Fred Maness of Graham; two grandchildren, Nicholas Maness of Bear Creek and Erin Maness of Vass and a host of family and friends.
Condolences may be offered online at www.joycebradychapel.com .
Joyce-Brady Chapel of Bennett, N.C. is honored to serve the Maness family.