Eugene Henry Manning was born to Jesse and Naomi Rose Manning on June 2, 1939, and passed away January 4. He obtained his primary and secondary education in the Indianapolis Public School system, graduating from Crispus Attucks High School in 1956.
Eugene entered the Air Force in September 1957 as an instrumentalist and served eight years in the Norad Band. His love for msic resulted in a vast collection of classical and jazz selections which he and his wife and many friends enjoyed. On leaving the Air Force, Eugene entered Metro State College, where he earned a B.S. in Business. Later in life he confessed his love for Christ at Boston Street Church of Christ and was baptized February 10, 1993.
He married Cheryl A. Dennis on December 30, 1996, and they shared years of happiness together. Eugene was a valued employee of Denver Housing Authority and at Carl’s Systems and Super Value.
Eugene was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers. Besides his devoted wife, he is survived by several other family members: sons David Walker and Jon Walker; brothers Thomas Barnett and wife Mary, and William Manning and wife Anna; sister-in-law Pat Fisher; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was a loving, caring person who will be fondly remembered and greatl missed by our congregation and all who knew and loved him.