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David H. Manson, age 89

David H. Manson, 89, of Little Rock died in his home January 23, 2020 He was born July 9th, 1930 at Carlisle, Arkansas to his parents John Harley Manson and Margaret Belle Seaton Manson. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Evelyn Love and Lydia Barlow as well as Richard and Ronny Barlow. He is survived by daughters Marilyn Manson – Hayes and Susan Schafer, by his son Richard Manson, a step daughter Darla Maness as well as numerous nephews, nieces, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. 

For more than a decade, Mr. Manson taught biology at North Little Rock High School and later Northeast High School. His lifelong pursuits included breeding and selling horses, goats and calves. No memorial service is planned. Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street,  Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400


  • Frances Love Posted January 30, 2020 10:08 AM

    Susan, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

    • Susan Schafer Posted January 30, 2020 8:21 PM

      Thank you, France. He was tired of suffering in a sick body. We appreciate your prayers.

  • Roy Causbie Posted January 30, 2020 10:34 AM

    Prayers for the family. Thanks for sharing him for the past 12 years. He really enjoyed his goats, calves, and horses when he was healthy enough to take care of them. Rest in peace David.

  • Nancy Cover Posted January 30, 2020 1:35 PM

    So sorry to hear of his passing. Old friend for over 35 years. 🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • Marty Isaacs Posted January 30, 2020 4:41 PM

    We are so sorry for your loss.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    Marty Isaacs and Family

  • Susan Schafer Posted January 30, 2020 8:22 PM

    Roy, he sure appreciated your care and friendship.

  • Joe & Cindy Kuykendall Posted January 31, 2020 8:12 AM

    Sincere condolences to you and your family.

  • Larry Dodd Posted December 15, 2020 11:40 AM

    Had dinner with him many a time at the old Western Sizzlin on Geyer Springs. He was also my Biology teacher in High School in N.L.R .He Loved his animals and his Women also, had many a laugh with him, will miss him much. Wish the family Condolences.

  • Jan Moser Brune Posted March 16, 2021 10:37 AM

    Mr. Mason was my favorite teacher at NLR Northeast. The study habits that I learned from him, I still use today. He will be missed. Class of 75

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