Robert E. Vinson, Sr.

Published 10:13 am Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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WINTON – Robert Eugene “Bobby” Vinson, Sr., 77, of 220C Elks Road, died Monday, June 21, 2021 in his home.

Mr. Vinson was born in Hertford County on January 5, 1944, and was the son of the late Elliott Lee Vinson, Sr. and Ella Mae Hall Vinson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Linda Jernigan, and by his brother, Eddie Vinson.

The retired owner of Vinson Drainage Company, he was an Army veteran, a member of Union Baptist Church, and had been a longtime member of the Winton Volunteer Fire Dept. and the Winton Rescue Squad.

Surviving is his wife of 56 years, Kay Hall Vinson; and their children, Kathryn Vinson (fiancé, Tim Bunch), and Robert Eugene Vinson, Jr. (wife, Loria), all of Winton; two sisters, Gloria Jean Lassiter of Murfreesboro, and Becky Davidson of Trap; and three grandchildren, Dylan Eure, Ashlyn Harrell (husband, Josh), and Josh Parker.

A graveside service will be held Friday, June 25, 2021 at 3 p.m. in the family cemetery near the home and will be conducted by his pastor, Kevin Campbell, and longtime family friend, the Rev. Joe Futrell. Friends may join the family at the residence.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hertford County Relay for Life, P.O. Box 11796, Charlotte, NC 28220.

Miller Funeral Home, 304 Main Street, Gatesville, is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be made by visiting