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Obituary for Richard Loran Vinson
Richard Loran Vinson died August 8, 2018 at St. Dominic Hospital. Born in Baxterville, MS on July 3, 1929, he was the son of the late H.L. and Gabra Ellen Vinson. A lifelong educator, he taught English, journalism, and literature and was a member of Phi Delta Kappa. He enjoyed playing the piano. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Jackson where he served as a Deacon. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the US Army. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Jessie Vinson. Survived by son, Mark Vinson and a brother, Paul Vinson. A graveside service will be held at a later date.