William Manning William M. Manning was born on January 14, 1949 in Dallas, Texas to Marshall and Annie Manning. William passed away at his home in Kaufman, Texas on March 15, 2015. William was a member of the Sons of the American Legion in Kaufman, Texas. William was known to those who knew him as a real friend that loved his family a great deal. He also loved his fiancee' Diana Snyder. William is survived by his fiancee' Diana Snyder of Kaufman, Texas, Sons: Stewart Jay Manning and wife Kristie of Kaufman, Texas, Cody Manning and wife Amanda of Kaufman, Texas, Bill Manning and his wife Samantha of Kaufman, Texas, Josh Manning and his wife Stacey of Kaufman, Texas. Sister: Sandi White of Leakey, Texas. Grandchildren: Amanda Shay Manning, Kodi Ann Manning, Kaci Manning, Lauryn Manning, Lane Manning, Kassidi Manning, Cooper Manning. Great-Grandchild Ryder Manning.