Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Charles Dennis Vincent, age 73, of Lockport, died July 27, 2013, after a lengthy illness. Born in Newfane, NY on June 11, 1940, he was the son of the late Clifton and Onalee (Brown) Vincent.
Charlie attended Newfane school system and Barber College in Buffalo, NY. He had worked for Lockport Motors in the '60s and General Motors (Harrison Division) in Lockport, retiring after 35 years of service to the company.
Throughout his life Charlie was very active in baseball, bingo at the Elks, cooking, fishing, hunting and boy scouts. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends. He was a member of Hartland United Methodist Church and an honorary member of Clinton Street United Methodist Church. Charles was also a member of Miller Hose Fire Company and #41 Elks Club of Lockport, where he was Elk of the Year.
Surviving is his wife of 34 years, Elaine (Wilson) Vincent of Lockport; daughters, Carol (Charles) Hoy of Newfane, Theresa Fry of Bessemer, AL, Sherry Dimsey (Carl) of Lockport, Heather Vincent (David) of Lockport, and a son, Captain Clifton John (Judy) Vincent of Hopewell, VA. Brother of James (Loretta) Vincent of Lockport, Leland (late Joanne) Vincent of Rochester, Keirn (Linda) Vincent of Lockport, Fayetta (Richard) Liddell of Newfane, and the late Mavis Winkley. Step-father of Sonja Holtz. Son-in-law of Janet D. Wilson of Gasport. Charlie is also survived by nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at Hartland United Methodist Church, 8017 Ridge Road, Gasport, NY, at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, with the Pastors, Cheryl Brown and Mary Martin officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elderwood Health Care at Oakwood, 200 Bassett Road, Williamsville, NY 14221; or to the American Heart Association.
Please sign guest register at www.sherriefuneralhome.com.