Everardo Javier Mancha, 38, Waco, died Feb. 15, in Providence Hospital, Waco, Texas.
He was born in Stanford, Calif., and was a graduate of Southwood High School, where he had earned varsity letters in football, baseball and wrestling. He was a member of the Wabash Wesleyan Church, Lions Clubs International and has been playing pool in the American Pool Association league competitions. Javier formerly worked at Marion General Hospital in food service.
Javier is survived by his father and stepmother, Evaristo and Deborah Mancha, Lafontaine; Brother, Evaristo Mancha, Marion; sister, Melissa (Harlen) Campbell, Dallas, Texas; sister, Laura (Chris) Plummer, LaFontaine; sister, Marissa (Efrain) Hernandez, Waco, Texas; sister, Olivia Mancha, LaFontaine; his mother, Gloria Gonzalez, Waco; grandmother, Janie Villareal, Waco; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and nephews.
A memorial service was held in Waco on Feb. 21, and there will be a memorial service locally at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leader Dog Project through the Somerset Lions Club.
Arrangements entrusted to Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Avenue, Marion, IN 46952.
Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.