Richard Poyo Manuel, 58, of New Haven, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at his residence.
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Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Cipriano and Lilian (Poyo) Manuel; and a son, Christopher Acosta.
He is survived by his wife, Melanie Mapuane Manuel of New Haven; one daughter, Merrilyn Lokepua Vivas of New Haven; three brothers, Cipriano P. Manuel, Brian Poyo and Anthony P. Manuel; three sisters, Susan P. Ito, Maryline Boast and Esper-anza Wilson; seven grandchildren, Kaimi, Daniel, Melanie, Rachel, Samson, Shaelyn and Shyanne; his stepmother, Priscilla D. Manuel; six stepbrothers and sisters, Raymond, Valentina, Glenn, Joy, Jean and Clyde; and he was loved by many others from Hawaii to Boston.
Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown handled the local arrangements.
Cremation was chosen.
Services will be held later in Hawaii.
Manakee Funeral Home
2098 Leitchfield Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in The Larue County Herald News on Nov. 14, 2012