Rufus Vinson, 78, of LaFayette, GA, passed away Tuesday July 17, 2012, in a local health care center.
He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, a U. S. Air Force Veteran, and retired from Mueller Corporation.
Survivors are his wife, Carolyn Jackson Vinson, of LaFayette; three sons, Rick L.(Paula) Marble of Atlanta, Jeffery (Nicole) Vinson of Spring Hill, TN. and Dana (Greta) Vinson of LaFayette; one daughter, Leslie Kay Vinson of Chattanooga; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Nelson (Brenda) Lott, Jackson (Geraldine) Lott of Flint, MI and Lee Floyd (Angela) Lots of Hammond, IN; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
The funeral service will be held Monday, July 23, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Dunwoody Road, LaFayette, with Pastor Rheubin Taylor officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour before the service on Monday, July 23.
Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home.