McARTHUR — Mannard V. Gainer, 86, of McArthur, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Hospice of Butler and Warren County in Franklin, Ohio.

He was born Aug. 18, 1927, in Belpre, son of the late Mannie Gainer and Ruth Sims Gainer Reynolds. He was married to the late Ruth Jean Carmichael Gainer.

Mannard retired from Columbia Gas and was a member of the McArthur Eagles AERIE #2279.

He is survived by his sons, Jerald Clifford (Paula) Gainer of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Roger Lee (Mary) Gainer of Middletown; five grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in the Garrett-Cardaras Funeral Home, 201 W. High St., McArthur.

Interment will be in Elk Cemetery, McArthur.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, from 6 to 8 p.m. where an eagles service will be held at 7 p.m.

Please sign his online guestbook at