James A. Vincent Sr.
EMPORIA — James A. Vincent Sr., passed away on Sept. 26, 2020, in the Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center.
He was born on Nov. 9, 1940, in Emporia, to the late Billy B. and Frances Somner Vincent. He was also predeceased by his wife, Gwen Francis Vincent; children, James A. Vincent Jr., Jill Frances Vincent and Amanda Francis Emerson; brother, Ronald F. Vincent; and nephew, Jason B. Vincent. He was a graduate of Greensville County High School and attended Louisburg Junior College in Louisburg, North Carolina.
He farmed in Greensville County in a family farming operation with his father, Billy B. Vincent and brothers, Ronald and Lindsey for many years. Later he operated Vincent Grocery in Skippers, Virginia, until he retired. He is survived by his siblings, Billy B. Vincent Jr., (Helen), Joan V. Herring (Jack), Lindsey S. Vincent (Scott); his beloved granddaughter; two grandsons; along with nephews, nieces and cousins. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at www.echolsfuneralhome.com.