Vincent Ranch, Hamilton, Montana, 1920 - 1930
In Memory Of
Darryl Lee Vincent
December 13, 1935 - January 14, 2014
Darryl Lee Vincent, 78, of Houston, Texas passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 after suffering a stroke and heat attack.
Darryl was born in Hamilton Montana on December 13, 1935 in the middle of the great depression. He was the son of Frank Seymour Vincent and Flossie Jewel (Pyle) Vincent. Darryl graduated from John Burroughs High School in Burbank, California and from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Darryl was the youngest sone and the only one of his siblings to graduate from a university. He had a distinguished career with Proctor and Gamble and later in life owned his own executive search firm.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Kathy Hayes-Vincent, and children Timothy Scott and his wife Debbie and their twin daughters Madelyn Mackenzie and Meagan Delaney of Franklin Tennessee, Jeffrey and his wife Rachel and their daughters Alexandra Jayne and Victoria Kathleen and their son Austin Jeffrey of Houston, Texas, and Kevin and his wife Lee of Houston Texas. His sister Marjorie Vincent-Coombs of Spokane, Washington, and his brother Charles Herbert Vincent and his wife Velma Vincent of Burbank, California also survive Darryl. His brothers Frank Edward Vincent and Donald Nicholas Vincent preceded Darryl in death.
Darryl loved his family and always looked forward to their yearly family reunions. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was known by all for his quick wit, friendliness and generosity. Darryl was an avid reader and a man of great intellect. He had countless friends and was always quick with a joke. Darryl was also a man of God and was a faithful member of the Catholic Church. He lived his faith daily by assisting others whenever possible.
Houston Chronicle Obituary
Darryl Vincent passed away suddenly after a brief illness on the evening of Tuesday, January 14. He will be sadly missed by Kathy his wife of 57 years, his three sons Tim, Jeff, and Kevin, daughters-in law Debbie, Rachele, and Lee and his five grandchildren Alexandra, Victoria, Austin, Madelyn and Meagan who affectionately called him “Grumpy”. Also missing him will be his many, many friends, too numerous to mention, whose lives he touched over his 78 years. Darryl lived life to the fullest, an avid golfer, world traveler and an advocate for children. His family, friends, and his faith fulfilled him. Grumpy, a wonderful, one of a kind, leaves us with a wealth of memories not to be forgotten. His family and friends will celebrate his life at a visitation Sunday, January 19 from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm at Dettling Funeral Home, 14094 Memorial Drive at Kirkwood in Houston. A vigil service will begin at 4:00 pm Sunday afternoon. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 625 Nottingham Oaks Trail, Houston, TX 77079 on Monday, January 20 at 1:00 PM with Father John M. Morfin, celebrant. A reception will follow mass on the church grounds. Darryl was proud to be a mentor and Child Advocate. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that contributions in Darryl’s memory may be made to Child Advocates, Inc.
Darryl Vincent’s Funeral Mass.
Wife Kathy in blue, Tim in center, Kevin next to Tim, Jeff on far right.
In Memory Of
Kathleen Hayes - Vincent
December 13, 1935 - August 26, 2019
Obituary for Kathleen Hayes Vincent
Kathleen Hayes Vincent (“Kathy”) left this earth on Monday, August 26, 2019. She was 82 years old. Her dry wit and sense of humor will not be forgotten. She will be sadly missed by her three children Tim, Jeff, and Kevin; her daughters-in law Debbie, Rachele, and Lee; and five loving grandchildren, Madelyn and Meagan from Franklin, Tennessee; Alexandra, Victoria, and Austin from Houston. All affectionately called Kathy by the name of Grummy. She also leaves behind her older brother Michael Hayes and his wife, Diane of Dinuba, California, and many nieces and nephews. Too numerous to mention, Kathy will also be missed by her many, many friends whose lives she touched over her 82 years.
Kathy was a classic California girl. She grew up on the beaches in Southern California. She attended the University of California Santa Barbara and pledged Alpha Phi. It was there that she met the love of her life, Darryl Lee Vincent. He and Kathy started their life together and she soon found herself raising three rambunctious sons. She was happily married to Darryl until he passed in 2014. Kathy took pride in being a homemaker. She loved cooking, trying new recipes, and entertaining her dear friends in the Nottingham Forest neighborhood, as well as her large group of St. John Vianney church friends. Kathy was an avid bridge player her whole life. She loved getting together with her bridge girls on a regular basis to laugh, gossip, have a cocktail or two, and enjoy each other’s company while playing cards. Besides cooking, Kathy enjoyed painting, sewing, attending Stratford football games when Kevin played ball, and spending time by the pool with her family. When the boys were young, the family went on camping trips together. Kathy found that she enjoyed fishing. She and Darryl got a boat and fishing became a hobby for a number of years. Kathy also stayed busy by volunteering her time at various places, including the St. John Vianney Charity Guild Shop.
Kathy’s family and friends fulfilled her. She and Darryl had a large group of dear friends that enjoyed socializing as well as traveling. From trips to Port Aransas to stay in the condo, to going to Tennessee to watch Tim’s family grow up, to traveling the world, Kathy and Darryl enjoyed each other’s company and the company of their friends. For many years, the family’s annual Florida beach vacation was the highlight of the year. In later life, cruising became Kathy’s favorite mode of travel and she never said no to an opportunity to be on a ship. Her final cruise with friends was November 2018.
Kathy was deeply loved by her immediate and extended family. Grummy was a one of a kind person. She loved visiting with her grandchildren, attending their school and sporting events, watching TV in her favorite chair, reading the paper from cover to cover, and using her Kindle to read her love stories. She loved wasabi peas, caramel Turtles Almond Rocha and Dairy Queen Blizzards. She immensely enjoyed going to “La Ha” with her friends for lunch and margaritas.
Kathy’s friendship, wicked sense of humor, intelligence, and loyalty to others will not be forgotten. She leaves us with a wealth of memories that will keep those who knew her smiling. Family and friends are invited to celebrate her life with a visitation and Holy Rosary on Tuesday, September 10 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a Rosary Service at 7:00 PM at Dettling Funeral Home, 14094 Memorial Dr., Houston, TX 77079. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, September 11 at 10:30 am at St. John Vianney Catholic Church.
The family would like to thank the entire staff at Bayou Vista for their exceptional kindness and loving care.