October 29 1930 September 9 2019
Ray Clifford Vinson, 88, of Statesville, died Monday, September 9, 2019, at the Gordon Hospice House. Mr. Vinson was born in Iredell County on October 29, 1930 to the late Roy M. and Clarice Clendenin Vinson. Mr. Vinson served his country in the US Army. He was retired from Interstate Equipment as a mechanic, was a member of Elmwood Methodist Church and enjoyed being a member of the Wayside Volunteer Fire Department. On March 10, 1951 he married the former Dorothy Cline Vinson who survives. Also surviving are a son; Jeffrey Ray Vinson (Pamela) of Greensboro, NC, 2 grandchildren; Mallory Harris (John), Alex Vinson, 2 great-grandchildren; Redford Harris and Merritt Harris, and 2 sisters; Betty V. Stevenson (Bobby), and Wilma Ball. A memorial service will be held at a later date and burial will be in the National Cemetery in Salisbury, NC. The family requests no flowers be sent but instead memorials be made to Elmwood Methodist Church, 3233 Salisbury Hwy., Statesville, NC 28677. Condolences may be left at www.nicholsonfunerals.com. Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the Vinson family. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Ray Clifford Vinson please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ray Clifford Vinson October 29 1930 September 9 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Statesville, state: North Carolina