Shawn Julian Manuel age 48 and a member of the Tule River Tribe passed away March 19, 2016 in Porterville. Shawn was born January 3, 1968 in Tulare, CA to Laura and David Manuel Sr. He attended Porterville High School and had previously been employed as a Slot Attendant at Eagle Mountain Casino. Shawn was a very private person but was a huge fan of Madonna and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was precede in death by his parents, Laura and David Manuel Sr. 4 brothers: Austin Manuel, David Manuel Jr., Arthur Manuel and Anthony Eugene. Surviving family includes his brother Ronnie Eugene and sisters Marnie Manuel and Deanna Hunter along with numerous nieces, nephews and friends who will miss him dearly.