Richard L. Vail, 73, of Effingham, died at 11:53 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at his home.
Services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday at Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont, with the Rev. Robert Tucker officiating. Burial was in Blue Point Baptist Church Cemetery in Shumway. Visitation was held from 1 p.m. until time of services on Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials: Donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared at www.giesekingfh.com.
Mr. Vail was born on Sept. 18, 1939, in Michigan, the son of Walter W. and Jesse E. Workman Vail.
He is survived by a son, Les Vail of Kilgore, Texas; and daughters, Pam and her husband Dan LeCrone of Altamont, and Ann and her husband Kent Bushue of Effingham.