Manly, IV., Samuel,
72, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018, after a brief illness.
Sam was a preeminent trial attorney in Louisville, and was widely regarded by his peers for his intellect and legal skills. A sole practitioner, he was previously associated with the law firms of Frank E. Haddad, and Greenebaum, Doll & McDonald.
He received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Yale University, and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia. He was also a diplomate of the Western Trial Advocacy Institute of the University of Wyoming School of Law.
Sam was quite active in various bar associations and was a Life Fellow of the Kentucky Bar Foundation. Among many association memberships he was most proud of his work with the Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (President, 2002) and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Sam was listed in Who's Who in American Law, and at various times served as contract attorney for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the City of Louisville, and Jefferson County, Kentucky. He was counsel to former Kentucky Governor Louie B. Nunn, and was National Product Liability Counsel for Winston Industries, Inc.
A patriot, he served as a Captain in the Air Defense Artillery, United States Army Reserve, from 1967 to 1976.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Manly III and Nell Montgomery Manly and his former wife Tacie Bond Manly.
Survivors include daughters Julie Elder Manly, Raleigh, NC and Elizabeth Meriwether Manly, Durham, NC. along with grandchildren Jack Manly, Sarah Manly, Samuel Manly, Rosemary Manly, Hazel Manly, and his beloved Golden Retriever, Annie.
He will be remembered as a gregarious, larger-than-life yet humble man who loved the Lord.
Funeral services will be at 12 pm on Tuesday, at Pearson's, 149 Breckenridge Lane, followed by burial at Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm on Monday at Pearson's.
Memorial contributions may be made to Golden Retriever Rescue, GRRAND, P.O. Box 6132, Louisville, KY. 40206.
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Published by Courier-Journal on Jan. 21, 2018.