Obituaries

Cecil E. Vinyard 1944 - 2008 Tonganoxie

Memorial services for Cecil E. Vinyard, 64, Tonganoxie, were Saturday, May 24, at Sacred Heart Church, Tonga-noxie. Inurnment was in National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Mr. Vinyard died Monday, May 19, 2008, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
He was born Jan. 15, 1944 in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Cecil F. and Wilma S. Lasley Vinyard.
He served in the U.S. Army for 10 years and was a Vietnam veteran. He was a truck driver for Crouse Cartage Co. and a police officer in Tonganoxie.
Mr. Vinyard was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9271, all of Tonganoxie, and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local No. 41, Kansas City, Mo.
He married Sophia Wyka on Aug. 8, 1964, in Kansas City, Mo. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Michael, Tonganoxie; three daughters, Vickie Vinyard, Pam Turner and Lisa Vinyard, all of Tonganoxie; a brother, Bill Sams, Sedalia, Mo.; a sister, JoAnn Cannon; 10 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Online condolences can be left at quisenberryfh.com.
Arr.: Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.