|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1929|
|Death: ||Feb. 12, 2006|
Bob was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Douglas, the son of Aubrey Wayne and Minnie Marie (Spellman) Manning.
Bob was a highly respected rancher and good steward of the land.
He loved rodeo and followed the sport from local events to the National Finals. Also, the Manning Ranch sponsored numerous Gymkhanas.Bob was always there to support his grandchildren in their endeavors, especially rodeo.
He was quick to help and well received by all kids who needed extra help with their livestock and horses.
Even though Bob loved to tell stories from the past, he was also very progressive and stayed well-versed in the latest cattle market trends.
Bob was a member of the Moose Lodge, Wyoming Stock Growers and Wool Growers Associations, Ashlar Masonic Lodge #10 and the Woodbine Chapter #18 of the Order of Eastern Star.
He is survived by his wife, Mae Ann; a son Alvie W. Manning and wife Billie Ann; a daughter, Debbie Murray and husband Bruce; three grandchildren, Ammie Murray, A.W. Manning and Man Dee Manning all of Lost Springs; two sisters, Edith Lewis of Douglas and Irene Lindmier and husband Bill of Wheatland; sister-in-law Mary Engebretsen and husband Chuck of Lost Springs; numerous relatives; and a host of good friends. His father, Aubrey, on Jan. 1, 1980, and his mother, Marie, preceded Bob in death on Jan. 7, 1972.
A celebration of the life of Robert Wayne "Bob" Manning, 76, of a Lost Springs area ranch, was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006, at the McKibben Cafeteria, Wyoming State Fairgrounds in Douglas, with Reverend Carol A. Prochaska of the Congregational United Church of Christ officiating and Echo Moore Klaproth, close friend of the family, was the eulogist.
From The Lusk Herald Online
www.luskherald.com, 12 Feb 2006
Aubrey W Manning (1892 - 1980)
Minnie Marie Spellman Manning (1903 - 1972)
Mae Ann Amend Manning (1932 - 2015)*
Edith Manning Lewis (1925 - 2013)*
Robert Wayne Manning (1929 - 2006)
Douglas Park Cemetery
Created by: Lucy
Record added: Jul 16, 2010
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