Homerville, GA Mr. Walter McCann “Mack” Manley, 76, passed away Monday, Oct. 25, 2010 in the Baptist Village Nursing Home, Waycross, following an extended illness. Mr. Manley was born, January 30, 1934 in Brooks County, GA to the late Edward Earl Manley and Gertie Elizabeth McCann Manley. He was a member of the Homerville First Baptist Church and the Lions Club. He attended Piedmont College on a basketball scholarship, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree and is in the Basketball Hall of Fame. He was a high school teacher in Brooks, Thomas and Lowndes County, where he also coached boy’s basketball and football. He coached Peewee and Midget football in Clinch County for many years. Mr. Manley was instrumental in getting the walking track around the pond at the High School. He was a past member of the Timberland Committee, Industrial Board, Clinch County Board of Education, Hospital Authority, Recreation Park Committee, volunteered at the Georgia Sheriff’s Boy’s Ranch and was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict and played on the Army Basketball team. He was part owner of the Peagler-Manley Insurance Agency for many years. Mr. Manley was the Clinch County Citizen of the Year in 1995. He was preceded in death by one sister, Edna Earle Carroll and one brother, Jack Manley. Survivors are his wife: Jean Martin Manley, Homerville; two daughters and sons-in-law: Beth Manley & Stanley Thrift and Laurie Manley & Curt Malcom, all of Homerville; one brother and sister-in-law: Philip and Lucy Manley, Homerville; six grandchildren: Laurie Anna & Josh Lee, DuPont, Maura Pittman, Kaitlyn Thrift, Kelsie Thrift, Statton McCann Malcom and Sara Grayson Malcom all of Homerville; one great grandchild: Addison Pittman, Homerville; four nieces & nephews: Mary Margaret & Jeff Mauer, Rome, GA, Phil & Myra Manley, Greenville, SC, Edward & Teresa Wilson, Fernandina Beach, FL and Kim & Sue Wilson, Tallahassee, FL and a number of other relatives. Services for Mr. Manley will be held Friday, October 29, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. from the Homerville First Baptist Church. Internment will be in the Pine Forest Cemetery The family will receive friends Thursday, October 28, 2010, from 6 till 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Manley will be carried to the church one hour prior to the service. The Peewee and Midget's that Mr. Manley coached in Clinch County are asked to be honorary pallbearers and are asked to be at the church at three o'clock. Roundtree Funeral Home is serving the Manley Family.