Wayne C. Vick

Published 3:20 pm Monday, May 2, 2016

NEWSOMS — Wayne Carroll Vick, 78, died on May 1, 2016, at Southside Hospital, Petersburg, Virginia, after a lengthy illness.

Wayne C. Vick

Wayne C. Vick

He was the son of the late Currie Lee Vick and Bernice Francis Vick.

Born in Newsoms, Virginia, he was a lifetime farmer as well as a 16-year employee of Union-Camp Corporation, and served 25 years with the Postal Service. He was a devoted member of Newsoms Baptist Church, where he served as deacon, trustee, teacher and mentor to many throughout his life.

Mr. Vick served his community as an active member of the Newsoms Ruritan Club and the Southampton County Farm Bureau Board. He was a Mason for more than 50 years having been District Deputy of the 32nd Masonic District, past Master of Newsoms Masonic Lodge No. 128 and a member of Courtland Masonic Lodge No. 85.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Beaton Vick; two daughters: Sherry V. Pope and Denise V. Riddick (Thomas). He was very proud of his four grandsons: David Earl Pope Jr., Daniel Thomas Riddick (Mary), John Currie Riddick and Joshua Wayne Riddick; and his great-grandson, Walker Brandon Riddick.

He was predeceased by a sister, Ethel Vick, and his son-in-law, David Earl Pope.

The funeral will be in the Newsoms Baptist Church on Thursday, May 5, at 3 p.m., conducted by the Revs. Armand Jalbert and Kenneth Williams. Interment will be in Hollywood Cemetery, Newsoms.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. in Wright Funeral Home, and other times at the residence, 24506 Mt. Horeb Road, Newsoms.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Newsoms Baptist Church, PO. Box 312, Newsoms, VA 23874.