C. Vincent TRAYLOR

C. Vincent "Vince" Traylor

SPRINGFIELD – C. Vincent "Vince" Traylor, 78, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 4, 1935. He married Galie Ekis on Aug. 7, 1954, in Jacksonville. He was preceded in death by his wife; daughter, Sheila Sims; granddaughter, Kenilynn Traylor; grandfather, Lawson Traylor; and nephew, John Lawson.

Vince was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving in the Korean War. He attended Calvary Temple. He enjoyed camping and the outdoors, especially fishing, and was an avid Cardinals fan.

He is survived by three daughters, Mary Lisa Traylor (Jack Kahn) of Florida, Tracie (Randy) Singleton of Taylorsville, Ind., and Susan Traylor of Springfield; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Friday, June 20, 2014, at Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home.

Private family burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Kidney Fund.


Funeral Home

Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home - Springfield
437 S. Grand Ave. West  Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 525-1500

Published in The State Journal-Register from June 19 to June 20, 2014