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 Francis Marion Vinson

Francis Marion Vinson

Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 92)
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Burial Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Plot Mausoleum
Memorial ID 100121470 · View Source
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MUNCIE--Francis Marion Vinson, 92, of Muncie and formerly of Redkey, passed away at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2012 while in the company of family members at Liberty Village in Muncie, IN.

Francis was born in Peru, IN on November 17, 1919, a son of the late Olga (Kemp) and Albert Vinson.

He was formerly employed as the Director's Assistant at MJS Mortuaries in Redkey. He was employed for 14 years at Farm Bureau CO-OP in Dunkirk, Sheller Globe in Portland, McCormick's in Albany, owner operator of the Redkey Standard Oil Bulk Service and ran the Coffee Cup Diner in Hartford City.

He was the widower of LaVonna (Michael) Vinson.

Francis is survived by a son, William F. Vinson (wife-Donna) of Muncie; he is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Marjorie (husband-Jack) Gothard of Mahomet, IL; son-in-law, Richard Orr of Hartford City; and a sister-in-law, Peggy Vinson of Wabash, IN.

Francis was preceded in death by his wife, LaVonna; his daughter, Marian Orr; three brothers, and one sister.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at MJS Mortuaries, Redkey Chapel, with Pastor Randy Davis officiating. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday, November 5, 2012 at MJS Mortuaries, Redkey Chapel. Entombment will follow in Gardens of Memory, Muncie.

Arrangements have been entrusted to MJS Mortuaries, Redkey Chapel.


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  • Created by: Jane
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100121470
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Marion Vinson (17 Nov 1919–1 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100121470, citing Gardens of Memory, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jane (contributor 47242360) .