Will Manning died of natural causes at 3:27 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. at Bradford Heights in Hopkinsville.
He was born on June 2, 1926, in Trigg County to the late Richard Manning Sr. and Samuella West Manning.
Will Manning was a member of Little River Baptist Church where he served as an usher. He was a farmer.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Arzetta Jessup Manning.
He is survived by four sisters, Bertie Williams of Hopkinsville, Mary Margaret Richardson of Valdesta, Ga., Loretta Grady and Delores Ridley, both of St. Louis, Mo.; one daughter, Beverly Irene Manning Baker (and husband Kenneth) of Huber Heights, Ohio; two sons, Will Isaac Manning, Jr. (and wife Bobbie) of Gracey and Phillip Manning of Cadiz; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.