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Hinton Joseph Vick, Sr.

Hinton Joseph Vick, Sr., 94 of Emporia, Virginia, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Southampton Memorial Hospital, East Pavilion in Franklin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Mattox Vick, and his parents, Arthur Davis Vick and Minnie Bell Bryant.

 He is survived by one daughter, Jane V. Barnes (Dudley), Courtland; two sons, H.J. Vick, Jr. (Pam), Emporia, Bill Vick, Capron; one brother, Henry Vick,  Drewryville; one sister, Lois Garrett, GA; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren.

Hinton was a retired farmer and a WWII Army veteran, where he served as a medic. He was a member of Adams Grove Baptist Church, a Charter member of Adams Grove Ruritan Club for over 60 years, and a Charter member of Adams Grove Hunt Club. He especially enjoyed the Adams Grove Hunt Club’s annual meeting, where they served steamed oysters, and spending “porch time” with his special cat Tiger.

A Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 30th at 2:00 P.M. at Echols Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Tom Williams and Bill Harrison officiating. The family will receive friends there from 1:00 P.M. until service time. Interment will follow at Mattox Family Cemetery, 6189 Southampton Parkway, Emporia, VA 23847.

Memorial donations may be made to: Adams Grove Baptist Church, 24463 Adams Grove Rd. Emporia, VA 23847 or Greensville Volunteer Rescue Squad, 513 S. Main St. Emporia, VA 23847. Condolences may be sent www.echolsfuneralhome.com.

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