Lee Donald Vincent
Lee Donald Vincent
Funeral services for Lee Donald Vincent, 83, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 21, 2021 at United Freewill Baptist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Vincent passed away at 12:47 p.m., Monday, August 16, 2021, at his home.
He was born April 12, 1938, at Koshkonong, Missouri, to Archie Vincent and Ethel Deavers Vincent. Lee graduated from Koshkonong High School. On July 1, 1961, he was married at West Plains, to Barbara Jones. Mr. Vincent was a veteran, having served with the United States Air Force for four years and the Missouri National Guard for six years. He worked as an inspector at Missouri Department of Transportation for thirty-eight years. He was a family man; his grandkids were his number one priority and he had a major role in the upbringing of them. He was very patriotic and flew a flag at his home every day to show support for his country. Lee was an avid Cardinals fan and would talk about them to his favorite nurse at every visit. He was a devoted Christian, father and husband; caring for his wife through sickness and health. Mr. Vincent was a member of United Freewill Baptist Church for over thirty years.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Vincent; two children, Becky Wade and husband, David and Bruce Vincent and wife, Melanie, all of West Plains; two grandchildren, Brittany Maggard and husband, Brandon, Republic, Missouri and Clayton Vincent, West Plains; his latest blessing, one great-granddaughter, Becca Maggard; three brothers, Dale Vincent and wife, Ethel, Springfield, Missouri, Harry Vincent and wife, Marie, Ballwin, Missouri and Jerry Vincent and wife, Norma, Naples, Florida; two sisters, Shirley Wilt and husband, Richard, Green Valley, Arizona and Sue Harris, St. Charles, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Dee Vincent, Boonville, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, one brother, Joe Vincent and two brothers-in-law, Larry Jones and Randal Harris, preceded him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at United Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon’s or Ozarks Healthcare Hospice and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775.
August 17, 2021 @ 6:35 pm
I am so sorry for your loss. Lee was a great man! I always enjoyed working with him on Planning & Zoning Commission. He loved his family, especially the grandkids, and going on cruises! Praying for you all during this difficult time!
August 17, 2021 @ 8:56 pm
Mrs. Barbara Vincent, Becky/David, Bruce/Melanie & Families,
We want to extend our deepest sympathy to all of you on Lee’s passing. Wonderful memories of Lee due to us being distant neighbors. During this difficult time we will have all of you in our daily prayers/thoughts and may God give each of you strength, comfort, and encouragement. May God bless all of you.
In Christian Love,
Tim, Amber(Cozort), and Corby Redburn
August 17, 2021 @ 9:33 pm
Prayers for Barbara, may good be with you and your family.?
Carol & Ken Bybee
August 18, 2021 @ 12:51 am
So sad to learn of Lee’s death. Our condolences to our sweet friend, Barb and family. Our anniversaries were on the same date. Thankful for our many years of friendship
August 18, 2021 @ 9:49 am
So sorry for your loss
Praying for you guys
Johnnie & Carl Deidiker
August 18, 2021 @ 1:09 pm
So sorry for your loss….you are in our thoughts and prayers.
August 19, 2021 @ 3:49 am
Vincent family, We are so sorry to learn of Lee’s passing. He was a good man and always had a friendly word and a smile for everyone.
May God bless and keep you.
Dan and Rosalea Cargill
August 18, 2021 @ 2:12 pm
Barbara and family,
I am so sorry to hear of Lee’s passing.
My prayers and sympathy are with you at this time.
May God watch over you.
Tony and Chris Stavros
August 19, 2021 @ 1:30 am
Barbara, I am so sorry to hear about Lee’s passing and your loss it is for your entire family. My thoughts and prayers are are with you and may God watch over you and your entire family. God bless ?
August 20, 2021 @ 10:06 am
Thoughts and prayers for all Lee’s family. He was such a nice person to work with when I was working at highway construction and with my grandfather, Ed Clark.
Gary & Velma Guiltner
August 20, 2021 @ 10:30 am
So sorry for your loss, in seeking peace in this time of sorrow, always remember, God is closer to you than the breath you breathe.