Virgil Joseph Toupin

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AUSTIN, Texas - Virgil Joseph Toupin, age 79, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2012. Virgil was born in Worcester, Mass. and graduated from Franklin High School, Franklin. In 1951, he joined the U.S. Air Force. After tours in French Morocco, England and Okinawa, he retired as a Master Sergeant in 1972. The apex of his career came when he was handpicked from more than 2,000 supervisory personnel for special assignment to the Texas White House in direct support of President Lyndon Baines Johnson.

Virgil was an avid hunter and athlete. He and his wife, Yvette, loved to travel, play golf, and dance.

Virgil is preceded in death by his father, Elzeor; mother, Rita; and brother, David.

Virgil is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Yvette Jacqueline (Trachy) Toupin; his five children, Lynne Kincaid, Michael Toupin and wife, Mary Jo, Scott Toupin and wife, Mamie, Diana Harrell and husband, Terry, and Mark Toupin and wife, Wendy; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; siblings, Ronald Toupin and wife, Doris, Gary Toupin, and wife, Nancy, and Kathy Fender and husband, Randy; brother-in-law, Bob Valinoti; numerous other relatives; and a host of friends. He will be deeply missed, always loved, and forever remembered.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 8 from 6 to 8 p.m., at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m.

Mass of Celebration will be Thursday, February 9 at 10 a.m., at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 4800 Convict Hill Road.

Committal Services with Full Military Honors will be Friday, February 10 at 1:45 p.m. at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.

For those desiring, contributions may be made in Virgil's memory to Hospice Austin's Christopher House, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Suite 100, Austin, Texas, 78759, (800)445-3261,

Condolences may be made at

Arrangements under the care of Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home, 6300 W. William Cannon Drive, Austin, Texas 78749, (512) 892-1172.
Published in The Concord Monitor on Feb. 5, 2012
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