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Paul C. Vincent, 83, of Mattoon, formerly of Charleston and Toledo, passed away at 1:50 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in the Odd Fellow Rebecca Home of Mattoon, Illinois.
Paul was born Aug. 31, 1934, in LaClede, the son of Howard C. and Cora E. (Randall) Vincent. He married Marlene L. Baugh, May 5, 1954, in Mattoon, and Mrs. Vincent passed away March 27, 2017. Paul worked in the Maintenance Department for the Cumberland School District for 10 years, a retired farmer, he also drove a bread truck, and he owned and operated The Homestead Press of Toledo, also Paul and Marlene were campground hosts at Fox Ridge State Park, near Charleston. He was a member of the Mattoon Camera Club. He and Marlene enjoyed traveling and the camping life.
Paul leaves two sons, Frank "Bub" Vincent (Kimberly) and Howard Vincent, all of Mattoon; five daughters, Paula Niemeyer (Steve) of Teutopolis, Peggy Scherrinsky (Todd) of Toledo, Mary Ann Shadow of Mattoon, Tracy Roberts (Jack) of Joelton, TN, and Teresa Bierman (Charles) Watson; 26 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Vincent was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marlene L. Vincent; one grandson; and one great granddaughter.
Memorial services will be held for Paul and Marlene at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Free Methodist Church of Neoga with the Rev. Steve Massengill officiating. Online condolences may be expressed at www.swengel-odell.com.
Published on December 5, 2017
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