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Dean Manuel
Original name: Dockie Dean Manuel
Birth: Jan. 1, 1934
Death: Jul. 31, 1964

Musician. He was a piano player best known for being a member of country artist Jim Reeves' band. In the 1950s, he joined Reeves' group The Blue Boys, as not only a player but as his business partner and manager. He was an entrical part of Reeves' success until they both were killed in an air accident when their private plane encountered a violent thunderstorm and crashed near Brentwood, Tennessee. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Dockie Dickson Manuel (1897 - 1980)
  Josephine Clementine Burks Manuel (1897 - 1984)

Cause of death: plane crash with Jim Reeves
 
Burial:
Spring Hill Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Crestview
GPS (lat/lon): 36.23996, -86.719
 
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Record added: Jul 15, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 10979
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Rest in peace to a talented musician who by all accounts was a very quiet and sincere family guy. With Dean coming from Arkansas and being very proud of his birthplace, I thought he would have been taken back there for burial. It seems odd he is buried in...(Read more)
- Garry1963
 Added: Apr. 5, 2015
.....in memory.....
- Carolyn
 Added: Jan. 24, 2015

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 Added: Jan. 21, 2015
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