Donald Vinson

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Donald Vinson

    Donald E. Vinson, 82, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020.
    He was born in Orlando, Fla., and lived in Murphy for 28 years. He worked for the Town of Murphy utility department for 10 years.
    He was preceded in death by his mother, father and sister.
    He is survived by his loving wife, Marlene Vinson, they were married for 37 years; his children, sons, Michael Vinson and wife Christine Vinson, Greg Astle and wife Marilyn Astle; daughters, Cindy Purvis, Traci Matta and husband Richard Matta Jr.; his brother, William Vinson and wife Rachel Vinson; his sister, Patricia Vinson and Judy Vinson; his grandchildren, Christopher Vinson, Bryce Vinson, Kinsey Purvis, Jessica Matta, Rachel Matta, Nicholas Matta, Hunter Astle, Heather Astle. He had many nieces and nephews and many loving friends.
    The family has decided to not have a memorial service due to Covid.