A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. today, Aug. 18, 2012, at Walker Memory Gardens in Jasper. There will be no visitation. James Cook will officiate.
He was preceded in death by his father, Claude E. Vinson; mother, Mary Ethel McGough Vinson; sister, Shirley Leonard; and brothers, John C. Vinson, Bobby F. Vinson, Charles Vinson and Billy J. Vinson.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Kathryn Wright Vinson; daughter, Kathy Vinson Dobbins; sons, Bobby Vinson and Tommy Vinson; grandchildren, Josh Vinson, Tyler Vinson, Michelle Vinson, Tammie Vinson, Jennifer Abbott and Stephanie Dobbins Hernandez; and great-grandchildren, Jonthan Vinson, Justin Bailey, Aiden Vinson, Jerimiah Delay, Elijah Delay and Conner Vinson.