Leaun “Bud” Manning

Leaun “Bud” ManningManning, Leaun Obit pic


Leaun “Bud” Clifford Manning, 90, died Thursday, January 21, 2016. He was born June 5, 1925 in Yale, Oklahoma. Bud was a WWII veteran in the U.S. Army.

He was a retired union carpenter, local 329. He enjoyed life on his farm while tending to his cattle and his dogs. Bud was a member of the Southern Baptist Relief Organization, and a member of The Masonic Lodge in Chandler, Ok.

He felt that helping people in any way he could made him a better man. Bud always said that the key to life was our Lord and Savior and knowledge, two things more valuable than anything on earth.

Bud is survived by his wife, Wanda; son, Steve; sister, Dorothy; granddaughter, Amy; grandson, Michael; and other relatives. Preceded in death by a son, Clifford A. Manning, and grandson Clifford A. Manning, Jr.

In place of flowers, a donation can be made to the American Heart Association. Services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday January 25, 2016, at Matthews Funeral Home, 601 S. Kelly Ave., Edmond, Oklahoma with interment will be 2:30 p.m., Monday at Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Ok.

2 thoughts on “Leaun “Bud” Manning”

  1. Gary and Jean Thomas Cloke

    Wanda and Family,
    You are in our thoughts and prayers. We loved Bud dearly and will miss him. He was one of the sweetest men I ever knew and the best hugger around. Daddy loved him too and would send his thoughts too if he was here.

    Love & prayers,
    Jean, Gary, and family

  2. Curri Palmer

    Wanda, Steve, Amy, and Mike,
    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you! He was definitely an amazing man! I’m sorry I was not able to be with you today. I’m sure Bud and Papa are Deer hunting and telling old stories in Heaven.
    With Love,

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