Valdosta Daily Times


October 9, 2013

Roger Vining

VALDOSTA — Roger Vining, 58, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away Oct. 6, 2013, at his home. He was born Feb. 4, 1955, in Douglas, Ga., to Owen Vining Sr. (late) and Sue Nell Vining. He lived most of his life in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., and worked as a self-employed contractor.

Mr. Vining is survived by his mother, Sue Nell Vining of Barney, Ga.; five brothers, Rodney Dale Varella of Eufaula, Ala., Owen Vining Jr. and Kevin Crews, both of Jacksonville, Fla., Tony Vining of Moultrie, Ga., and Jeff Vining of Adel, Ga.; four sisters, Linda Sue Varella of Sparks, Ga., Carolyn Wilson of Lake Park, Ga., Christine Dell of Barney, Ga., and Gail Croft of Sparks; and a host of nieces and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Vining; and two half-brothers, James Edward Vining and Johnny Vining.

A memorial service for Mr. Vining will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Boone Funeral Home, 1804 S. Hutchinson Ave., in Adel. The Rev. Rodney Varella will officiate and other family members will provide eulogies and remembrances.

The Vining family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from noon until 1 p.m. Saturday at Boone Funeral Home.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at — Boone Funeral Home is serving the Vining family.

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