Frederick Lyman Vignes, age 98, died on Friday August the 15th, 2014 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was a native of Baton Rouge as well, but resided in Mobile, Alabama from 1941 until he returned to Baton Rouge in 2001 with his wife Margaret White Vignes. He was a member of the Spring Hill Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder and a Deacon. He graduated from Louisiana State University, was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Propeller Club of Mobile, and retired from the Alabama Dry Docks and Ship Building Company in 1982. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years Margaret White Vignes, son Frederick Lyman Vignes Jr, and sisters Vida Broussard and Eleanor Roberts. He is survived by his son Wayne Vignes, daughters in law Linda and Susan Vignes, five grandchildren, and eleven great grandchildren. The service will be held graveside on Tuesday August 19, 2014, 11:00 a.m. at the Old Spring Hill Cemetery on Dilston Lane in Mobile, AL. Please make a donation to a
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Aug. 16 to Aug. 19, 2014