December 3,1954-January 4, 2024
Bruce E. Manton Sr, age 69 of Pinellas Park, Florida went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 4, 2024.
Bruce was a long time resident of Franklin Township, NJ until moving to Pinellas County Florida in 2016. He was a 1973 graduate of Delsea Regional High School and very active in football, baseball and wrestling.
Bruce enjoyed coaching the younger generation in junior wrestling, Little League baseball and midget football. He was on the Recreation Commission, started and ran the Delsea Booster Club and was elected to the Delsea Board of Education.
He was the owner of Tunks Auto dealership in Clayton, NJ. He also was owner of Bruce Manton Constructors as well as Anglers Excavating and Demolition. He began his business, Immanuel Construction, after moving to Florida.
Bruce was an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting, fishing and boating. He was fueled when talking about his outdoor passions, politics and especially Jesus!
He was an active member of Faith Fellowship in Franklin Township. He attended The Point Church in Clearwater FL and Radiant Church in East St Petersburg. He was also involved in Christian Communities in Pinellas County.
Bruce is survived by his children Kara Manton and Bo Manton and siblings Brenda (Roger) Hurley, Bonnie (Tom) Zuccarini and Brett Manton. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews, Mark Frye, Kristen Prawl, Leno Zuccarini and Emily Zuccarini and great nephews, Preston Prawl and Redd Frye.
He is predeceased by his father, Albert E Manton and mother, Louise Manton.
A Celebration of Life will be held for Bruce on Friday, February 23, 2024 at 4:00 pm at Sunset Palms Community Clubhouse at 3401 Gandy Blvd. Pinellas Park, FL 33781.