NEW BERN - William Augustus "Pop" Vail Jr., 73, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at his residence.
He was a 1958 graduate of J.T. Barber High School. He was held membership at West Street Christian Church and was currently employed with Duffyfield Head Start Program.
His life celebration service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Oscar's Memorial Chapel with the Rev. R. E. Midgette Sr. officiating and the Rev. Darrell K. Vail, eulogist.
He is survived by a son, the Rev. Darrell Keith Vail; four brothers, Richard L. Vail, Seth D. Vail, Alton E. Vail and Michael R. Vail; and three sisters, Barbara V. Kaigler, Lillie V. Bell and Saundra V. Bass; and one grandchild.
Online condolences are accepted at oscarsmortuary.com.
Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.