Herbert Lee Manigo, Sr., known to some as "Herbie," was born to the late Robert and Wilhemina Manigo on August 19,1956. At the age of 66, he departed this earthly life on January 22, 2023 at Low country Community Agape Care in Summerville. South Carolina.
Herbie Attended the public schools of Colleton County. At an early age, he gained a love for math at Ritter Elementary School, Ritter, South Carolina. Under the wings of Mrs. N. Manigault and other devoted teachers, he became an outstanding math student. He continued his love for math throughout his school years.
In his adult years, Herbie was employed by Ertel Construction Company in Summerville, South Carolina for several years alongside his buddy, Eugene Ford. There the two worked together on several construction projects.
In 1980, Herbie married Kay. To this union, two special sons were born: Herbert Lee, Jr. and Kenneth R. Manigo. The family lived in the Sandhill Community for many years, where he raised his two boys and later moved to Neyles, South Carolina and then to Walterboro, South Carolina.
Later in life, Herbie moved to Bridgehampton, New York. He resided there until he returned to Walterboro before his untimely death.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Wilhemina Manigo, his oldest son, Herbert Lee Manigo, Jr.; two brothers, Robert Lee Manigo and Leroy Manigo.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories, his son, Kenneth R. Manigo (Mieshia) of Ruffin, South Carolina; ex-wife, Kay; two brothers, Thomas Manigo (Pearl) of Walterboro, South Carolina and Roy Lee Manigo (Easter) of Jacksonville, Florida; four aunts, Ida Johnson of Brooklyn, New York, Lou Brown (Phillip) of Hampton, South Carolina, Betty White and Edna Mae Wright (Alec) of Round O, South Carolina; one uncle, Louis Manigo (Pearl) of Hollywood, South Carolina; two precious grandchildren, Kenneth Manigo, Jr. and Kimora Manigo both of Hollywood, South Carolina; one brother-in-law, Richard Tabb of Philadelphia, PA; one sister-in-law, Sylvia Ford of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; two special young ladies whom he helped to raise and referred to as "his daughters," Lakkia Ford and DaVesus "Dee" Fishburne, both of Walterboro, South Carolina; a special buddy, Theodore (Teddy) Trent of New York; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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