Manuel Donley
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Manuel “Cowboy” Donley was a Tejano music legend called “The Godfather of Tejano Music.”

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Published in Denver Post on Jun. 29, 2020.
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July 1, 2020
W are saddened for the loss of your dearly beloved Father. May the God of tender mercies and all comfort be with you all during this most difficult time. We know that you all must be so very proud of your Fathers accomplishments and his great music legacy, touching the lives of many people!!!



MJ, Brandon Mississippi


July 1, 2020
So many memories of you Mr Donley. First of all , you played at my wedding back in 1990 as my dad (one of your best friends) walked me to my groom. You were attended dads birthday parties and played with him. You also took the time to spend some time with my youngest son after my dad passed who inherited the gift of playing guitar. Our family will never forget you. May you Rest in Gods Hands forever at peace. Our deepest condolences to all friends and family of Manuel.
Lori Rios Torres and Family Daughter of Alex M Rios
Friend
July 1, 2020
Rest in Peace My Friend
Abel C Rodriguez,
July 1, 2020
My deepest condolences to his family i didnt know who he was but i have lived all my life in Chicago Illinois but i was born in Eagle Pass Texas i love tejano music so again my deepest condolences to his love ones including his fan
Al Martinez
Student
June 30, 2020
Love you dad from your beautiful baby girl.Missing you so much.Your songs will live forever.
Dina Donley
Daughter
June 30, 2020
Cowboy donley was born to play mucic.I spent countless nights at his home in east austin texas and late at night it would be just him and I while he played for hours.Thank you for the music!
James Banish
June 30, 2020
My condolences to the family...very safe to hear of his passing.. RIP.!
Esequiel Chavez
Friend
June 30, 2020
God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's...My heartfelt condolences to the family's..
June 30, 2020
Robert Heath
Family
June 30, 2020
My deepest condolences to the family. May you find comfort in your treasured memories of Your loved one and May God continue to comfort you in the days, months and years ahead.
June 30, 2020
Many thoughts and prayers to the Donley family, very sorry for your loss, may God strengthen and comfort you. So many are so grateful for the music, thank you.
June 30, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
james morales
Family
June 30, 2020
Manuel you were a great legend and excellent musician and an exceptional contributor to the Tejano music world, you were one of a kind and made us all proud. May you R.I.P. cuz, God bless.
Albert Olguin
Family
June 30, 2020
I had the privilege of playing with Manuel " Cowboy " Donley in the 70's and recorded a couple of 45's with his band . I played trumpet along with good friends Edward Coronado and also Albert Amesquita . God bless Phillip and his Dad for being a big inspiration in my tejano musical career .
Fred Ojeda
Friend
June 30, 2020
Sincere condolence to the Donley Family, May Almighty God in the Heavens comfort your lives with peace forever as he will be missed. Cherish the memories and legacy he left behind.
June 30, 2020
Prayers for peace and comfort for the family. May he Rest In Paradise.
Mary Martinez
Friend
June 30, 2020
I send sincerest condolences to the family for your loss. At this very sad time, may the God of tender mercies comfort you and the wonderful memories you share sustain you.
Mary
Neighbor
June 30, 2020
My condolences to the family . From Vicente nolasco Alonzo ( bajo sexto ) Conjunto Johnny Degollado and the Alonzo family
Nancy Alonzo
Friend
June 30, 2020
An amazing musical talent, he will be missed, heartfelt condolences to the Donley family, so very sorry for your loss, may God be with you all as you go through this very difficult time.
June 30, 2020
May the memories carry you through this very difficult time.My condolences to the family. May God fulfill his promise of binding up the brokenhearted. (Isa 61:1.)
Sue Hughes
June 30, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Faith Perales
June 29, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Rick Gonzales
Friend
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