George Richard Vincenc of Sullivan, Missouri was born on October 18, 1935 in St. Louis, Missouri to Michael John and Catherine Mary (Stitz) Vincenc and passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the age of 83 years.
He grew up and attended school at St. Peter & Paul in South St. Louis, Missouri graduating high school in 1953.
As a young man, he was a driver for Coca-Cola, as well as working for a bowling alley as a pinsetter.
Later, he began an apprenticeship with Local 36 Sheet Metal Workers and he became a skilled welder and sheet metal journeyman, retiring in 1995.
George married Mary Carey on July 4, 1964 in Sullivan, Missouri.
They resided in Sullivan, Missouri where they attended St. Anthony Catholic Church. George was also a member of Masonic Lodge.
George was a hard worker and always attended his union meetings. In his retirement years, he was able to do some traveling. George also liked to attend and have yard sales, do some gardening and watching football, the St. Louis Cardinals and boxing. He was known for grilling BBQ pork steaks. You could always count on George being there, but you could bet he would be fashionably late.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Vincenc of Sullivan, Missouri; five children, Kimberly Vincenc of St. Louis, Missouri, Steven Vincenc and wife Debbie of Columbus, Ohio, Johnny Vinczencz of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nancy Tyree and husband Eddie of Sullivan, Missouri and Robert “Buck” Ahrens and wife Pam of Bourbon, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Ryan Ousley of San Antonio, Texas, Heather Vincenc of Columbus, Ohio, Zachariah Vinczencz of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Austin Tyree of Sullivan, Missouri, Wesley Tyree of Sullivan, Missouri, Blane Ahrens of Bourbon, Missouri, Cole Ahrens of Bourbon, Missouri, and Mark Vincenc of North Carolina; five great grandchildren; one sister, Betty Boudreaux of San Francisco, California; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by one son, Mark Vincenc; parents, Michael and Catherine Vincenc; and four siblings, Helen Becker, Kay Fund, Frank Vincenc and Michael Vincenc Jr.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral Mass was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 9, 2019 at the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Sullivan, Missouri with Father Paul Telken Celebrating.
Interment followed in the St. Anthony Cemetery in Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan, Missouri.