Edward Keith Manson, born on the 1st of December 1949 in Tulare, California, passed away on the 18th of September 2023. Edward was a retired Heavy Equipment Operator for many years. His humble nature and strong work ethic were admired by all who knew him. He is survived by his daughter, Kimberly Bradley of Porterville, son Edward “Keith” Manson Jr. of Porterville, his grandchildren and sister Pat Stephens of Porterville. Edward was preceded in death by his parents, E.K. Manson and Jessie Bowles Manson, his youngest son Christopher Donald Manson and brother Steve Manson.\n\nTo quote Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." Edward lived by these words, carving his own path in life. His legacy will continue to live on in the memories and stories shared by his loved ones.\n\nA memorial service will be held on Monday, September 25, 2023, at 12:30 PM Porterville Funeral & Cremation Center, located at 765 West Henderson Avenue, Porterville, California, 93257.\n\nWe invite all who knew Edward to share their memories and upload photos on his memorial page, to celebrate and remember his life.