Grady Lee Vinson Jr. died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at Chester Regional Medical Center.
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A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Barron Funeral Home with Mr. Michael Vinson officiating. The family will receive friends also Thursday at Barron Funeral Home from 1 until 2 p.m. Interment will be held in Chester Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Vinson was born in Chester County on Dec. 30, 1931. He was a son of the late Grady L. Vinson Sr. and Evelyn Belue Allen. Mr. Vinson was a graduate of the schools of Chester County and a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean War. He was retired from Platt Saco-Lowell.
Mr. Vinson is survived by two sons, Steve Vinson of Columbia and Michael Vinson (Kelly) of Chester; one daughter, Wanda V. Inman of Murrells Inlet, S.C.; eight grandchildren, Eric, Shawn and Stephanie Vinson, Shannon Cooper, Chad and Timothy Vinson, Krystal I. Blanchett and Jennifer Inman; and eleven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce V. Matthews.
Memorials may be made to Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center, 6439 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, SC 29209.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.barronfuneralhome.com.
Published in The News & Reporter on Sept. 20, 2013
Barron Funeral Home
133 Wylie Street Chester, SC 29706