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Manuel Rios Sanchez

April 2, 1946 ~ October 11, 2021 (age 75) 75 Years Old


Manuel Rios Sanchez, age 75 of Clarksville passed away Monday, October 11, 2021 at Tennova Healthcare.

Manuel was born on April 2, 1946 in Imperial, CA to the late Justo Sanchez and Estella Rios. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his wife, Maria Mercedes Sanchez. He is survived by his daughters: Maritza Ogwaro, Maura Chester; brothers: Raymond Rodriguez, Jessie Thomas; grandchildren: grandchildren: Frankie Ogwaro Jr., Zael Ogwaro, Jacqueline Pelletier, Kaylynn Pelletier, Jeremy Pelletier, Conner Pelletier and Lindsey Chester.

Manuel was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and V.A. Stand Down. He enjoyed reading psychological books and had a deep fascination with the human mind and how it worked. He was always quoting famous psychoanalysts like Sigmund Freud.  He loved his family.  He enjoyed fishing and would always take his daughters fishing with him. He and his wife Mercy, loved spending time at the beach and enjoying the scenic views and could be found at a variety of Mexican eateries in and around town. They can now continue to enjoy their time together and new adventures in the clouds.

Graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 3:00 PM on private property.

Arrangements are entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 213-3603.  Online condolences may be made at

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