Confirmed:Klayton Manning, Fire-Rescue-EMS (53-20) 18 JUN 20

June 18, 2020 @ 8:45 am – 1:00 pm
O’Bannon Funeral Home
210 S Laurel Ave
Luling, TX 78648

The family of Mr. Klayton Manning, a Fire-Rescue-EMS, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard Rides at the services, LEO supported procession, and graveside ceremony of their loved one.

Klayton Wade Manning was born April 15, 2002, and was taken from us on June 9th, 2020 while out with his cousin and best friend, Landin Dawson Robinson.

These young men were the heart of Luling and were loved by so many friends and family. Klayton is a recent graduate of Luling High School Class of 2020. He was a volunteer firefighter with the S.E. Caldwell County Fire Department. He was active in football, powerlifting, track and field, and was very fond of his pickup truck and his dog Emma Lou.

Surviving Klayton are his parents: Amanda Jill Manning of Luling, Tx, his father Kenneth Wade Manning of Seguin and Misty Mueller Manning of Seguin, Tx. Brothers: Kaeleb Manning of Luling, Tx, Colby Mueller of Gonzales, Tx, Caleb Mueller of Seguin, Tx. Nephew and Niece: Brady Miller of San Antonio, Tx, and Lila Miller of San Antonio, Tx.  Grandparents Darrell & Sandra Robinson of Luling, Tx, and John Weigand of Seguin, Tx. Great Grandparents Alton and Jane Bierstedt of Seguin, Tx, and Audrey Robinson of Luling, Tx. Aunts and Uncles: Aunt Tricia Manning and husband Aly of Leander, Tx, Uncle Justin Robinson and wife Jackie of Luling, Tx.  Cousins Kaitlyn, Maddison, and Jacey Robinson of Luling, Tx and many more extended family.

Preceding Klayton in death were, Mamaw Sheron Manning of Seguin, Tx, and Grandpa Kenneth Wade Manning Sr. of Austin, Tx, Great Grandparents George and Ann Bryant of Luling, Tx, and Great Uncle Kit Clark of Creedmoor, Tx.

Klayton was best known for his outgoing personality, beaming smile, and bear hugs. Known through Luling as its “Unofficial next Mayor”. Klayton selflessly volunteered with any and every event. He was a true son of Luling.

Klayton Manning will have full Fire Fighter Honors.

WEATHER:  Hi 95 / Lo 69, 0% Chance of Rain, 93% Humidity, Wind: 2 mph S

REQUESTOR:  Anthony Grant, Fire Brother/Family SPOX

STAGING:  8:45 am, Thursday, June 18, 2020
O’Bannon Funeral Home
210 S Laurel Ave
Luling, Texas 78648

BRIEFING:  9:00 am

KSU:   9:45 am (Semper Gumby)

SERVICE:  10:00 am
Luling High School Stadium
300 Travis Street
Luling, Texas 78648

KSU:  11:00 am (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT:   Following the Service
Luling City Cemetery
Crockett Street
Luling, Texas 78648

RC:   Don “Papa Bear” Williams

FC:   Dalton “Cowboy” Watson (Timothy)


1. Iron horses if you can, cages are always welcome and appreciated and unless under special circumstances not allowed in processions. You do not have to have a motorcycle to participate in honoring our veterans.

2. Safety First: Please remember to properly hydrate (including the night before) before any outdoor activity and to dress appropriately. Do not hesitate to take a break at any time if you feel you need to get in the shade or get indoors and always ask for help at any time. Also please do not forget your sun screen.

3. Please remember that our mission is to stand tall and silent, and with honor and. NO TALKING, SMOKING, CHEWING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, OR CELL PHONE USE IN THE FLAG LINE!

 ***Safety Notice***
Before volunteering and/or attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders missions we encourage you to review all safety information below.  Included are some potential safety concerns to be aware of, however this does not include the full scope of all potential hazards.  Anyone attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders mission understands that they do so at their own risk. Neither the Patriot Guard Riders Organization nor its representatives are liable for any damages incurred on any PGR mission or event.
Funeral Processions/Escorts
EVERY RIDER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for their own safety at all times while riding in a funeral procession.

At NO TIME are any riders authorized to block any intersection or otherwise block or impede traffic laws in any way.  Only Law Enforcement officials are authorized to block and/or impeded the lawful flow of traffic.

If you choose to fly a flag on your bike you are SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for ensuring it is secured and not a danger to any other rider or traffic.

Warm Regards,
Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
Deputy State Captain
San Antonio Patriot Guard
Honor, Dignity, Respect
Cell: (562) 413-2223