ROCK FALLS – Eddie L. “Bud” Vinson, 73, of Rock Falls, died Monday, June 30, 2014, at his home.
He was born Dec. 7, 1940, in Mintern, Arkansas, the son of Eddie and Lola (Collins) Vinson. He married Sharon Wolber. He later married Martha Lopez in October 1973, in Rock Falls.
Survivors include his wife; his sons, Tom, Rick, Randy, Rob, Bill, Mark, Scott, and Keith Vinson; his daughters, Heather Vinson and Penny (Brad) Feltman; one brother, Skip Vinson; three sisters, Mattie (David) Jacobs, Sue (Don) Clark, and Alice Gaines; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three children in infancy; two brothers, Paul and James Vinson; and three sisters, Anne Ceplina, Pat Marks, and Sally Hartman.
Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls, followed by the graveside service at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.