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Leonard R. Mano

of Little Rock, AR, 1923 - 2014

LEONARD R. MANO, 90, of Little Rock, died on July 11, 2014 after a short illness.
Len, son of Joe and Gerda Mano, was born Sept. 12, 1923 in Stuttgart, Ark. Along with his brother, Joe Jr., now deceased, he served during World War II as a Sergeant in the Army Air Corps in England and France. Afterwards, he married his wife, Polly, to whom he has been totally devoted for the last 66 years.
Len, a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon at the University of Arkansas, graduated with a degree in Business Administration. He became a Certified Public Accountant and was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of BEI Electronics, Inc. before returning to public accounting as a partner in L.R. Mano & Company, CPAs.
His faith was evident in every facet of his daily life. He regularly attended services at Fellowship Bible Church and served as an elder and trustee at First Christian Church. At First Christian, he was a founder of the Believers Class and enjoyed singing in the choir and Men's ensemble. Passionately committed to helping people in need, he actively served in the First Christian Church Food Pantry until his stroke last month made physical participation no longer possible.
In retirement, he had opportunities to enjoy golf on a daily basis, solve crossword and Sudoku puzzles and invest even more time in the lives of his family that included his daughter, Jan Watson (Jim); son, Randy (Georgia); grandchildren, Scott, Jeni, Randall, Chris and Kirby; great-grandchildren, Noah, Piper, Cameron, Carson, Nora, Malen, Hixson, Julia, Ellie, Gus, and soon to arrive, Avery.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home Chapel, 13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Ark. 72211, (501) 224-8300 with Reverend Shelby Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.
For memorial contributions, please support First Christian Church Food Pantry, 1500 N. Mississippi, Little Rock, Ark. 72205, Compassion International, or your favorite charity.
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Published July 13, 2014

Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-224-8300