Dr. Spencer Jordan Manning SC, an esteemed educator and leader in the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA), has passed away after a brave battle with cancer. He was a beloved figure whose commitment to education has left an indelible mark on many lives.
Who was Dr. Spencer Jordan Manning?
Born on November 22, 1968, in Lake City, Dr. Spencer Jordan was the son of Shirley McKenzie Jordan and the late Averitt Kendyle Jordan. Beyond his professional roles, Spencer played a crucial role in the American Legion Baseball program. His work extended beyond the classroom and into the community where he served as the pastor for both Mt. Vernon Methodist Church and Lane Methodist Church.
Dr. Spencer Jordan Manning Career in Education
Spencer dedicated 14 years to serving as the headmaster at Laurence Manning Academy, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to the development of young minds. His love for education and his knack for leadership did not go unnoticed. He eventually ascended to the position of executive director for the South Carolina Independent Schools Association, a role he had always dreamed of attaining.
What Happened To Dr. Spencer Jordan Manning?
Dr. Spencer Jordan Manning died on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2023. He was surrounded by his beloved family during his final moments at the McLeod Regional Medical Center.
What was the Cause Of Dr. Spencer Jordan Manning Death: A Battle Against Cancer
Dr. Spencer Jordan Manning was diagnosed with cancer. Despite his fight against the disease, he succumbed to it at the age of 55. His strength and courage throughout his battle were an inspiration to those around him.
Dr. Spencer Jordan Manning Obituary And Funeral Details
A funeral service for Dr. Spencer Jordan Manning will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 8, 2024, at the Weldon Auditorium. The Rev. Mike Lowder and the Rev. Jay Wilder will officiate the service. His burial will follow at Clarendon Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, January 7, 2024, at Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the residence, 4079 Bloomville Road, Manning. His loss will be deeply felt by the community he served and the countless lives he touched.