George Edward Vinecourt Jr.

May 6, 1947-

Nov. 23, 2015

Chilton resident George Edward Vinecourt Jr., 68, passed away peacefully on Nov. 23, 2015.

Formally of Ohio, George was born on May 6, 1947 in Cleveland. He is a 1965 graduate of Brunswick High School. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1966, serving two years in Korea.

George moved his family to Texas in 1978, where he started his company, Vinecourt Contracting. He enjoyed carpentry, construction, mechanics and farming. He was also a rural mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Lott.

George is survived by his wife of 48 years, Cheryl; daughter Elizabeth Vinecourt; son-in-law Edward Johnson; granddaughters Sierra and Whitney Johnson, all of Waxahachie; and numerous friends and family.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 21 at the First Evangelical Church, 6347 Interstate 35 S., Waco, TX. 76706.