STOW- Timothy D. Manley, 47, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016.

Tim was born in Akron, OH to Barney and Mary-Lou Manley on November 2nd, 1968. He attended Stow High School, where he participated in football and wrestling, graduating in 1988. He later returned to the junior high football program, assisting as a defensive line coach.

Following in his father’s footsteps, Tim was a skilled truck driver and held a variety of positions in local transportation and construction organizations. He also owned and operated a number of LLC’s ranging from distribution logistics to the repair and maintenance side of the industry. An avid motorcycle enthusiast, Tim balanced his passion for the sport with his love of family, always proud to surround himself with the people and interests he most enjoyed. To those who knew him, Tim was most notably recognized for his unique and colorful demeanor that served to compliment his passion for life and his generosity toward others.

Tim is survived by the love of his life, Kathy Petty, and his son, Timothy E. Manley both of Stow; step-children Tim (Sharlena) Petty, Kathleen Petty and Renee (Mason) Williams; brothers Tom Volpe of New Smyrna Beach, FL, Dennis Volpe of Stow, Todd (Janice) Manley of Hudson; sisters Loretta Taylor of Stow and Denise (Richard) Schmader of Munroe Falls; grandchildren Kira Karney of Stow, Nathan and Landon Petty; nephew Kevin (Alissa) Taylor of Stow; nieces Melissa (John) Chavis of Charlotte, NC, Geena Volpe of San Francisco, CA, Tashia Moss of Hudson and Tanya McGilvery of Ravenna. He is preceded in death by his father Emmett "Barney" Manley and mother Mary-Louise Manley.

Visitation was held at Redmon Funeral Home where Fr. Neil Crosby conducted services. Burial Silver Springs Cemetery.

(Redmon Funeral Home 330-688-6631 SS 9-4-16)