Joseph G. Mannix

joseph mannix
Joseph Mannix, a resident of New Braunfels, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at BAMC at the age of 80. Mr. Mannix was born on January 8, 1933 in Greenville, OH to George Mannix and Olive Fry Mannix. Joe served his country proudly in the United States Navy and Air Force, retiring after 20 years of dedicated and, at times, adventurous service. Upon retirement from active duty, he embarked on a civilian career at Brooks Air Force Base, retiring after 22 years of service. Survivors include his loving wife, Josefa Adelia Mannix; sons, Frank and Pat Mannix; daughter, Teresa Kampfe and husband, Russ; grandchildren, Colin, Sofia and Jameson Kampfe. In addition, Joe is survived by his sister, Patricia Mannix of New Carlisle, Ohio. A graveside service with full military honors is scheduled for 10:30, Friday, February 8, 2013 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. His devoted border collie pups will greatly miss his affection. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Humane Society of New Braunfels(

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  1. A very loyal friend and a real patriot. Joe was a Charter Member of the Alamo City Community Marching Band. Always reported early, was ready to perform. He was very talented. Joe loved playing American Military March Music. May God Bless You Forever.

  2. Our deepest condolences, Joe was a wonderful, happy spirited man who loved everyone and enjoyed music and fun. He will be greatly missed. Rest in peace Joe and may you continue to play your drum in heaven. We will never foret you.

  3. Joe was a good friend and fellow volksmarcher. I will miss him of the trail. We also enjoyed reading most of the same authors so we had that in common, too. His career in the U. S. Navy is worthy of a big ‘Thank You’ from all of us who love our country and our freedom. Thank you, Joe, and may the Face or the Lord shine upon you. Godspeed.

  4. I had the pleasure of meeting Joseph Mannix, at a San Pedro park, founders Day event and few years ago. There I learned that he also played drums,as I did. Later he Joined our group and Joseph Marched in many parades and events with the Granaderos de Galvez. We had fun together. Joseph was a great Man and friend, who was full of life and close to God.I am honored to have to have known Joseph as a Veteran and Mucisian.Our prayers go out to his Family and friends. He will be missed, Jesse & Crystal Benavides.

  5. Let me go to sleep now to march and fight no more let me go to sleep now I’m tired, my body’s sore so lay the green sod on me put the wreath upon my stone lay the green sod on me the soldier has come home Please find peace and rest

  6. Josy and Family–We certainly going to miss Joe’s smiling face . Especially handing him the Church bulletin every Sunday. Now, Nancy or I will pass the bulletin on to Josey. We will always miss him and keep him in our prayers. Fondly Nancy and Tom Fisher

  7. We (Lanny and I) were so sorry to hear about Mr. Mannix death. The family is in our thoughts and prayers!! Lanny and Sharon Kopplin

  8. To the Mannix Family. I’m truly sorry for your loss. I’m also sorry I couldn’t make it to Ft Sam today as I was on the road for Hertz. I will miss Joe as he was always a source of knowledge besides being a friend to all of us Hertz Drivers. May God be with you.

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