Theodore Brian Manley

Theodore Brian Manley

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In Loving Memory of Theodore (Beav) Brian Manley

September 3, 1966 to July 7, 2019

Ted will be greatly missed by his mother, brother, sister, aunts, uncles, cousins and many, many friends.

He was known for his kind heart and generosity. His favorite pastimes were watching the Blues, Cardinals and going boating.

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  1. Ed Duffy says:

    RIP Ted. You were courageous and held your sense of humor throughout this horrible disease.
    I will always remember your kindness and generosity, we had many laughs together.
    Rest easy my friend.

  2. Brian Desmond says:

    Ted, you will be missed. You brought laughter and good times to the middle dock here at cape coral fl. You always looked at the good and laughed at the bad. You knew the names of everyone’s pet dog, (fred) and always had a treat for them. You as well as others had your life’s battles and I am sure you have found peace. Yes my friend, you’ll be missed.
    P.S. at your request, all of us boaters are ready when you are to take you to Caya Costa for that great BBQ. Good bye friend

  3. Aunt Lois & Uncle Tom May says:

    Sandy, Scott, Kim, Cathy, Pam, Uncle Larry and all of the Manley family; Ted was a light that was fun and always kept us young. He will be greatly missed. Our love goes out to our families. Thank you Ted for bringing such joy to our lives.

  4. Renee and Bob Stevens says:

    We were so privileged to have known Ted and will cherish the memories we had with him. He was always there to enjoy a good time and lots of laughter. The time we spent with you will always live in our hearts. Your generosity with our mechanic needs and the knowledge you knew was amazing. We could always count on Teddy Bear to be a true friend and will miss him greatly 💕 Our hearts go out to his Family.

  5. Sarah Grossman says:

    Ohhhhh Teddy!!! We missed you when you left the dock here & it just wasn’t the same without you. I enjoyed staying in touch together. You were always apt to help others, cook, have a treat for all the “Fred’s” & up for some fun & laughs. You & your humor will be dearly missed. We pray you are resting now. You are a fighter, my friend! We will never forget all the times we shared. Sending hugs, love & prayers to all your family & other friends out there.

  6. Kathy Haegele says:

    Rest In Peace Ted. You can be reunited with the love of your life now.

  7. Aunt Lois & Uncle Tom says:

    To our families; Ted you were our light. So fun always with a smile on your face and ready to help your crazy Aunts when we needed you. You will be missed by all. Love you so very much. So glad you are with Angela and your dad.

  8. Aunt Pam (Downing) says:

    As we journey through life we leave footprints wherever we go. Your path left footprints of love, kindness, compassion, humor and courage just to name a few. You have left us a path that invites us to follow in your footsteps and will make us better people during our lifetime if we do. Thank you for all you gave and did. You will be remembered always and greatly missed. I hope there are boats in heaven and you are out enjoying yourself once again, you have earned it. Rest in peace dear nephew and keep the boat in working order I will expect a ride when we meet again and some of your Chicken Risotto. Love you.

  9. kimberly says:

    My brother said to me
    Do not cry for me, for my bones no longer ache, I am strong and well again. I want you to live a wonderful life, because I am with you, soaring high above the water, watching over you. I am with my father and my love, and we will wait for you. In the mean time, drink a budweiser in my honor.
    His favorite sister

  10. Maynard & Monica Fay says:

    I’ll always cherish the times we had together whether hanging out and cooking going on a boat ride. We were good friends. Racing up Old Sappington drinkin Bud’s We will miss my Friend. To Sandy,Buzz,Gus. My deepest sympathy to you!!

  11. Charles Climer says:

    Dear Sandy and all of the Manley family: You have our sympathy for your loss. We will miss Ted’s smile, out going personality and his sense of humor. Uncle Tom & Carol

  12. Cousin Donna says:

    RIP Cuz. Glad your suffering is over, but will miss our phone calls and your wonderful sarcasm. Sending heartfelt ♡ hugs to Aunt Sandy, Scott & Kim, and the Manley clan. Ted, you will be missed! Until we meet again, cuz…Peace Out!

  13. Don Bannes says:

    I don’t have the eloquent words to describe the lose of the guy that has stood next to me as long as I can seem to remember. So I’d like to share some words from those who have always comforted me when I’ve felt most alone.
    This song was written by Phil Lesh and Robert Hunter when Phil was going through the lose of his father.

    Box of Rain
    Lesh/ Hunter

    Look out of any window,
    Any morning, any evening, any day
    Maybe the sun is shining,
    Birds are winging or
    Rain is falling from a heavy sky
    What do you want me to do
    To do for you to see you through?
    This is all a dream we dreamed
    One afternoon, long ago

    Walk out of any doorway
    Feel your way, feel your way
    Like the day before
    Maybe you’ll find direction
    Around some corner
    Where it’s been waiting to meet you
    What do you want me to do
    To watch for you while you are sleeping?
    Well please don’t be surprised
    When you find me dreaming, too

    Look into any eyes
    You find by you, you can see
    Clear through to another day
    Maybe it’s been seen before
    Through other eyes on other days
    While going home
    What do you want me to do
    To do for you to see you through?
    It’s all a dream we dreamed
    One afternoon long ago

    Walk into splintered sunlight
    Inch your way through dead dreams
    To another land
    Maybe you’re tired and broken
    Your tongue is twisted
    With words half spoken
    And thoughts unclear
    What do you want me to do
    To do for you to see you through?
    A box of rain will ease the pain
    And love will see you through

    Just a box of rain
    Wind and water
    Believe it if you need it
    If you don’t just pass it on
    Sun and shower, wind and rain
    In and out the window
    Like a moth before a flame

    It’s just a box of rain
    I don’t know who put it there
    Believe it if you need it
    Or leave it if you dare
    But it’s just a box of rain, or a ribbon for your hair;
    Such a long long time to be gone
    And a short time to be there

  14. Danielle L. McClory says:

    I met Ted at the Cape Coral Yacht Basin Marinia. He was so sweet and funny and kind to me. I always loved talking to him, and the last time he was at the marinia, I sat and had a drink and hugged him good bye. I had no idea, it would be the last time I would see Ted. He will always be a part of my memories. You are missed but you will live in my memories of good times and sweet, caring person. No more sorrows, no more pain.

  15. Julie Climer says:

    Ted will always hold a part of our hearts. Brendan, Brian, Melanie, and Anita will miss their “Uncle Ted”. We have so many fond memories of Ted’s love of life! He was kind, gentle, generous and so much fun to be around. He was loved beyond measure by our family. A piece of our hearts went with him when God called him home. Rest easy Ted – you are amazing.