MASVINGO –A Prominent Masvingo-based businessman Nicholas Pedzisai Manyumbu (77) has died.
He died last Friday at The Avenues Clinic in Harare after battling prostate cancer for over three years.Manyumbu was a devout Catholic.
The late's grandson Desmond Manyumbu confirmed the death to The Mirror.
"We have lost a father figure who was caring,humble and a man of integrity," said Manyumbu.
Most of the late Manyumbu's children are based in the UK.
Tens of peoples attended the burial including Catholics from all walks
of life. Prominent businessman Pascal Mudzikisi the owner of fast food outlet Chicken Shake along Mutare Road and Nick Manjoro the Managing Director of Multi –Designs were present.Manyumbu worked for the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) as a fireman then as a train driver and retired in the late 80s' to concentrate on his butchery at Gutsaruzhinji in Pangolin, Masvingo.
Manyumbu was laid to rest at Mangwandi Cemetery in Masvingo on Monday after a church service at St Theresa Roman Catholic Church in Rujeko Surbub. The mass was conducted by Father Emmanuel Jongwe.
Manyumbu is survived by his wife Susan, two daughters, four sons,
twenty one grandchildren and one great grand-child.local news