Raymond I. Vincent, age 92, of Gladstone passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018 at the Christian Park Center in Escanaba.
Ray was born November 22, 1925 in Daggett, Michigan, the son of Isadore and Mary (Wagner) Vincent. He was united in marriage to Joyce Patient on June 30, 1948 in Northland, Michigan. He was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and worked as a mechanic for Town and Country Motors for many years. Ray enjoyed hunting, participating in several successful hunts with the Wheeling Sportsman, working in the woods, was a logger for several years and was an avid cribbage player who loved nothing more than “skunking” his opponents.
Ray is survived by his wife Joyce, sons, Randy (Peggy) of Soo Hill, Dale (Brenda) of Gwinn, Mark of Gladstone and Rodney of Sault Ste. Marie; his daughter, Roleane (Jim) Daniels of Greenland, MI; 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Gary, his parents, and four brothers, Richard, Robert, Ronald and Keith.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 28 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 12:00 PM at All Saints Catholic Church with Fr. Jamie Zimiski officiating. A luncheon will follow int the parish hall.