David Kent Manning October 5, 1927 - November 7, 2019 David Kent Manning, 92, passed away peacefully 7 November, 2019, in Hyde Park, Utah. Born 5 October, 1927, the 4th of 7 children to LeRoy Wilcox and Vida Erickson Manning, he was raised with love and hard work on the family farm in Garland, Utah. His was a home where the gospel of Jesus Christ was taught, but even more important, it was Lived in word and in deed. Kent (as he was known before his military service) graduated from Bear River High School in 1945 and attended Utah State Agricultural College for a short time before being drafted into the Army for a 15 month enlistment. After meeting Marjorie Howard in the fall of 1947, Dave had no desire to date anyone else. They were married in the Logan LDS Temple on 15 October, 1948, and were blessed with 53 years together before Marjorie died 22 November 2001. They worked together, played together and raised 6 children together. They also served two LDS Missions together: Pennsylvania, Harrisburg Mission & Texas, Fort Worth Mission. To date, there are 34 grandchildren, 66 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter, creating a posterity of 101. He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Hazel Stettler Manning of Hyde Park, Utah; 4 sons: Glenn Ray (Deon) Manning of Garland, UT; Keith Howard (Els) Manning of Riverdale, UT; David Lee (Ellen) Manning of Littleton, CO; Marcel Kent (Shellie) Manning of Taylorsville, UT; 2 daughters: Shelley (Duane) Carter of Holbrook, ID; and Nancy (R.J.) Rucker of Beaver Dam, UT, a brother: Earl Manning and 3 sisters: Ethel Mae Firth, Marie Firth and Dorothy Pierce. Preceded in death by his parents, his Eternal Companion, Marjorie Howard Manning; Grandson, Jason Wilcox Manning, brothers; Melvin LeRoy and Glenn Erickson Manning. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16th at the LDS Tabernacle, 140 W. Factory Street in Garland, Utah. There will be a viewing prior from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Arrangements by Allen-Hall Mortuary, Logan. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.allenmortuaries.com .

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