Manley, Arthur Jefferson “Jeff” age 77 of Tipp City passed away April 4, 2021. Born June 17, 1943 in Decatur, Indiana to the late Arthur J. and Monica (White) Manley Sr. Jeff is preceded in death by his parents and brother, James R. Manley. He is survived by his sister Kathleen M. Manley of Tipp City, Ohio.
Jeff received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1965 from Findlay University in Findlay, Ohio and a Juris Doctorate in 1976 from Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. Later, he continued his education taking online classes through American University. Jeff proudly served his country as an honored Personnel Specialist for the United States Army, where he qualified for the Officers Candidate School.
Jeff had the unique opportunity to have several rewarding jobs throughout his lifetime that took him all over the United States. Early in his career, he was an Account Executive for Motors Insurance in Cleveland, Ohio where he did insurance agency instillation for General Motor dealerships. After that he had the good fortune to be self-employed in Ohio and Pennsylvania as an Agent/ Broker selling all lines of insurance both commercial and personal. He then moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma where he worked for Ordesco as a Mid-Atlantic, Regional Sales Manager. A few years later, Jeff uprooted himself and moved to Wilmington, Delaware to be an Insurance Agent for the Chase Insurance Group. Ultimately, he moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to work for Colonial Penn Insurance Company from which he retired in 2013. While there he became the top premium salesman for his unit and received Rep. of the Month and perfect attendance awards.
Jeff was a proud member of the American Legion #214 in Willoughby, Ohio for over 38 years. He enjoyed fishing, kayaking, and helping out on the family farm in Van Wert County, Ohio.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at St. Peters Catholic Church, 6161 Chambersburg Rd, Huber Heights, OH 45424 from 10:00 AM until Mass at 11:00 AM. Father Ambrose Debrozsi, Celebrant. Live streaming is available at daytonxii.org. Jeff will be laid to rest next to his brother; James Manley in the International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, 6200 Township Hwy 176, Convoy, Ohio 45832 at 2:00 PM following the funeral mass. Arrangements have been entrusted to FRINGS AND BAYLIFF FUNERAL HOME. Online condolences may be expressed at www.fringsandbayliff.com.
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