Frank Boyd Manning, 87 of Vernal passed away August 3, 2016 in Salt lake City, UT. He was born August 3, 1929 to Virgie Pickett and Frank Bartley Manning in New Albany, Mississippi. Frank was a graduate of New Albany High School in New Albany, MS, served four years in the United States Air Force and graduated from the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS. Upon graduation from Ole Miss Frank went to work for Chevron and worked there until his retirement in 1986. Frank married Angala Chivers Coonradt on June 12, 1988. They were blessed with 28 happy years of marriage. They enjoyed road trips around the United States, Cruises and spending winters in Yuma, AZ, and summers in Vernal, UT since 2013 they have made Vernal, UT their permanent home. Frank is survived by his wife, Angala, two daughters Karen Elaine Bernhardt (Ronald) of Kersey, CO. and Pamela Denise Strader (Randall) of Bluebell, UT, step children Jennifer Johnson (Doug) of Plain City, UT, David Coonradt (Pamela) of Dickenson, ND. Diane Hansen (Glen) of Vernal,UT. Mark Coonradt (Trisha) of Dickinson, ND. sister Mary Lee Bridger of Belzoni, MS. Frank leaves behind an additional of posterity of 17 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Sharon Roan White and sister Ann Pickett Causey. Frank was a Mississippi boy at heart and maintained his love of all things southern. Frank treasured the many friends he made over his lifetime, high school, college, military and working years. He nurtured these friendships and made every effort to maintain them. He was an anchor to his family, providing love, stability, advice and a helping hand whenever her could. Frank was a true example of an honest and good man. Funeral Services for will be conducted Monday August 8, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. Friends may call Sunday from 6-8 p.m. and Mon. 1 hour prior to the services. Interment will be in the Vernal Memorial park with Military Honors from the American Legion and Utah Army National Guard. Services have been entrusted to the care of the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.