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Celebrating the life of
Jack Henry Vinall
Passed away on August 05, 2019
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Visitation
  • 4-7 PM - Wednesday, August 07, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Funeral Service
  • 11:00am - Thursday, August 08, 2019
  • Southside Baptist Church
  • 5502 Skidaway Rd. (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-355-7937
  • Interment Will Be Private

Mr Jack and Chip were always a welcoming sight at Southside Baptist. His warm voice and smile will be missed.

Rob Henderson, Savannah, GA

Mr. Jack was such a sweet man. I never saw him without a smile on his face, and I am sure that smile is even bigger now that he is truly home. I am sorry I was not able to attend the visitation or funeral this week.

Amy Claxton, Savannah, GA

Knowing someone you love is going to pass, does not make it less painful, but memories of Jack will live on for years. He always shared that big smile and a warm hug every time I saw him. Jack was kind, gentle and genuine - a true gentleman.

Debbie Rose, Savannah, Ga

I’ve missed seeing Mr. Vinall walking his dog and later, walking alone. That is how I came to know this outstandingly generous, friendly, energetic and intelligent man. He will be missed by all who knew him. Please accept my deepest condolences.

Anne Bidez Schumann , Savannah , GA

You are in our thoughts during these sad days. Sending you prayers and sympathy from Iowa.

Carl , Wilma and Vicki Vinall, Grinnell, IA

We are going to miss you Jack. What a nice friendship we have had for some 38 years when my sister Helen married your son Jack. James already knew you from working at Interstate Life Insurance Company. I was already acquainted with Betty from the Beauty Parlor. Small world.

James & Beverly Clark, Richmond Hill, GA

What a long and beautiful life Jack lived. He is definitely going to be missed. I pray that his loved ones rely on God to strengthen them during this time. He wants us to come to him when we’re dealing with hard times. He truly loves us as a whole and individually.

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Ken and I are so sorry about Jack passing away. Always loved seeing him as a greeter at Southside Baptist. He will be missed. Love and Prayers, Ken and Amelia McDonald

Amelia McDonald, Savannah, GA

Praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time. God Bless

Steve Christiansen, Savannah, GA

Jack and Helen....such sad news to hear of JACK's passing to glory. We have missed seeing him and that bright smile of his. He was such an example and highly respected. We will be celebrating his life as well as grieving your loss. Fondly w/such great memories- The Coles

Vernon and Valerie Cole, Savannah, GA

Helen, thinking of you and the Vinall family at this sad time. I know you will all cherish the wonderful memories this family has shared over the years with Mr. Vinall.

Patricia Mack, Maysville, Georgia

I wanted to pass along my condolences to your family. I am the middle daughter of James and Maxine Liles. I remember Mr. Vinall with that big smile he had. I never realized he was raised in Iowa where I now live (after marrying an Army guy). I pray that all of the good memories you have of Mr. Vinall will help in the days ahead.

Sue Liles Mease, Waterloo, IA

Jack Henry Vinall, Sr, 98, passed away on Monday, August 5th at his residence under the care of loving family and Hospice Savannah.

Jack was born in Grinnell, Iowa to Thomas Henry and Bernice June Cooper Vinall on May 14th, 1921 and attended schools in Iowa and Chicago, Ill.

The Iowa farm boy was brought to Savannah by the Army Air Force during WWII where he was an aircraft and engine mechanic, but it was a Southern Belle that kept him here for the next 75 years.

He worked for several companies in electrical maintenance before retiring from the Georgia Ports Authority in 1986 as the bulk facilities maintenance supervisor.

Southside Baptist was his spiritual home where he was a long time member. Jack served as a deacon, department director, and Sunday school teacher. He was also active on many church committees, the senior group, and the Carswell Sunday School class.

He served his community as a member of the Chatham County Zoning Board of Appeals and as their chairman for a term.

Jack was a Master Mason and a member of Solomon’s Lodge No.1 in Savannah for over 50 years.

He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Betty June, two sons, Jack H. Vinall, Jr,(Helen)¸ Daniel T. Vinall(Joanne), and daughter Bonnie Sue Nantkes of Deland, Florida. Six Grandchildren, Ronnie, Ryan, Chip(Jack H. Vinall III), Wendy, Lynn, and Brannon.  Eleven great grandchildren, Alexa, Hannah, Max, Sol, Reese, Mason, Maddox, McKenzie, Jackson(Jack H. Vinall IV), Raleigh Kate, and Hudson and two great-great grandchildren Addison and Grant.

Visitation will be held from 4pm to 7pm Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. Funeral Service will be held at 11am Thursday August 8, 2019 at Southside Baptist Church. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations to celebrate his life can be made in his honor to Southside Baptist Church and Hospice Savannah.

Please sign our online guest book at www.foxandweeks.com

 

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Mr Jack and Chip were always a welcoming sight at Southside Baptist. His warm voice and smile will be missed.

Rob Henderson, Savannah, GA

Mr. Jack was such a sweet man. I never saw him without a smile on his face, and I am sure that smile is even bigger now that he is truly home. I am sorry I was not able to attend the visitation or funeral this week.

Amy Claxton, Savannah, GA

Knowing someone you love is going to pass, does not make it less painful, but memories of Jack will live on for years. He always shared that big smile and a warm hug every time I saw him. Jack was kind, gentle and genuine - a true gentleman.

Debbie Rose, Savannah, Ga

I’ve missed seeing Mr. Vinall walking his dog and later, walking alone. That is how I came to know this outstandingly generous, friendly, energetic and intelligent man. He will be missed by all who knew him. Please accept my deepest condolences.

Anne Bidez Schumann , Savannah , GA

You are in our thoughts during these sad days. Sending you prayers and sympathy from Iowa.

Carl , Wilma and Vicki Vinall, Grinnell, IA

We are going to miss you Jack. What a nice friendship we have had for some 38 years when my sister Helen married your son Jack. James already knew you from working at Interstate Life Insurance Company. I was already acquainted with Betty from the Beauty Parlor. Small world.

James & Beverly Clark, Richmond Hill, GA

What a long and beautiful life Jack lived. He is definitely going to be missed. I pray that his loved ones rely on God to strengthen them during this time. He wants us to come to him when we’re dealing with hard times. He truly loves us as a whole and individually.

, ,

Ken and I are so sorry about Jack passing away. Always loved seeing him as a greeter at Southside Baptist. He will be missed. Love and Prayers, Ken and Amelia McDonald

Amelia McDonald, Savannah, GA

Praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time. God Bless

Steve Christiansen, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Ronnie — Georgia

Jack and Helen....such sad news to hear of JACK's passing to glory. We have missed seeing him and that bright smile of his. He was such an example and highly respected. We will be celebrating his life as well as grieving your loss. Fondly w/such great memories- The Coles

Vernon and Valerie Cole, Savannah, GA

Helen, thinking of you and the Vinall family at this sad time. I know you will all cherish the wonderful memories this family has shared over the years with Mr. Vinall.

Patricia Mack, Maysville, Georgia

I wanted to pass along my condolences to your family. I am the middle daughter of James and Maxine Liles. I remember Mr. Vinall with that big smile he had. I never realized he was raised in Iowa where I now live (after marrying an Army guy). I pray that all of the good memories you have of Mr. Vinall will help in the days ahead.

Sue Liles Mease, Waterloo, IA


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