David Michael Manson

David Michael Manson

March 7, 1946 – April 25, 2018

David Michael Manson died at his home in Homer, Alaska on April 25, 2018 at the age of 72.

He was born on March 7, 1946 in Seattle, Washington to John and Corneal (Shonka) Manson. David graduated in 1964 from Fairbanks High School and then went to West Point as a Medic for the Army. He graduated from the University of Akron, Ohio in 1972 with a bachelor’s Degree of Science in Education, and a graduate of Physical Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia in 1973.

David worked as a physical therapist in Port Charles, Florida from 1973 to 1990. He moved to Homer, Alaska in 1990 and worked as a physical therapist at South Peninsula Hospital until he retired in 1995.

The pride, joy and love of his life was raising his baby girl, Kira Inman, and being supportive as a father figure to Jessica Inman. He is remembered and respected for his devoted work with the friends of Bill W., and liked to play computer games.

David is survived by his wife, Jeanne Manson; step-daughter, Chrissie Johnson; daughter, Heather Dobbs; sons, Todd and Kent Manson; and brothers, Harvey and Robbie Manson.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday May 12, 2018 at the Regent Life Church in Homer, Alaska. Donations can be made to the Regent Life Church, PO Box 641 Homer, AK 99603.