Lloyd Thomas Vick Sr.

Published 7:53 pm Saturday, July 23, 2016

Lloyd Thomas Vick Sr., 83, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at his residence.

He was born May 18, 1933, to the late Arcilious Mackey Vick and Mark Vick Sr. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons Lloyd Vick Jr. and Warren Vick, and a brother, Mark Vick Jr.

Lloyd was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School and retired from Lipton/Unilever as a machinist after numerous years of faithful and dedicated service. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and was former chairman of the Deacon Board, as well as a choir member and missionary.

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He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Catherine Vick of Suffolk; two daughters, Cynthia Richardson (James) and Angelia Goodman, both of Suffolk; three sons, Richard Collins (Vivian) of Rome, Ga., Gregory Collins (Ann) of Conley, Ga., and Curtis Vick of Suffolk; a brother, William Vick, of Suffolk; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a godson, the Rev. Jackie Young; special friends, Willie Powell and Tony Willie; and a host of cousins and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at noon on Wednesday at Oak Grove Baptist Church. Dr. Anthony Copeland will deliver the eulogy. Mr. Thomas will be entombed at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Oak Grove Building Fund. Condolences to the Vick family may be extended at www.crockerfuneralhome.com. Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home Inc.