Don Ray Manning II, 55, of Stanford, KY passed away at 7:45 am on September 3, 2019 at Ft. Logan Hospital in Stanford, KY. Born on February 9, 1964 in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany to the late Don Ray Manning and Juanell Poynter Manning. He spent 17 years in the U.S. Marines Corp. Don then returned to Stanford and worked as a certified electrician. He was also a member of Grace Fellowship Church. Ray loved the USA and devoted his life to Christ and country.
Survivors include his mother, Juanell Manning; one sister, Monica Manning Terry (Mike); one brother, Jimmy Manning; one special niece, Nina Owens (Hadden); two great nephews, Landen Lane and Anderson Owens; and a fiancé, Jenny Sparks.
He was preceded in death by his father, Don Ray Manning.
A visitation has been scheduled for Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, KY. The funeral will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home with Bro. Dave Muse officiating the service. Burial will follow at Buffalo Springs Cemetery. Full military honors will be provided by Caswell Saufley Post 18.