Henry Manson enlisted in the US Army in 1978 and served four years in the Infantry as a gunner in an 81mm Mortar Unit. He spent time in Korea, Philippines, Guam and Schofield Army Base in Hawaii before his honorable discharge in 1982 while stationed at Fort Benning, GA.
Henry started his civilian life working in Atlanta refurbishing AC compressors, then went on to build breaker boxes for seven years. He was employed with Boeing Aircraft for 11 years building doors for 747s and then worked for Lockheed Martin in Georgia for 12 years as a structural mechanic on F-22 aircraft. In 2012, Henry’s kidney function was declining, and he needed to medically retire from his job to care for his health and has relied on dialysis to sustain his life since December 2020.
Henry has two sons and six grandchildren and thoroughly enjoys restoring old cars and spending time with his family. He would love to get back to being able to travel and live a more normal life. Someone willing to step forward as a living kidney donor on his behalf would help him to accomplish that goal!
Henry has enlisted the help of a Veteran's organization called DOVE Transplant which is helping in his outreach to find his life-saving kidney donor. DOVE will assist all prospective donors throughout the process and make sure they do not incur any out-of-pocket expenses related to the evaluation or surgery.
A healthy person can live a normal life with one kidney and save this Veteran's life! Please click on the link below if you would like to learn more OR call 551-449-8319.