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Laurie Joseph Vining

March 1, 1924 — June 26, 2021

Laurie Joseph Vining, 97, a native of Bayou Milhomme, and a resident of Morgan City, passed away peacefully, Saturday, June 26, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.  

Laurie was born March 1, 1924, the son of Alden Adam Vining Sr. and Delta Pennison Vining.

Laurie made his living working for Kerr McGee/Transworld Drilling, retiring in 1983. He spent his spare time building pirogues, skiffs, bateaus, and other type of watercraft. He was an excellent carpenter and was always puttering around his shop. He loved to water ski and was still water skiing into his 80's. He also enjoyed dancing and socializing with his friends.

He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by seven children, Theresa Giroir and husband Lawrence, A. Marie Vining, Judy Cornwell, Sheila Skoog, Patti LaFever, Karen Kendrick, David Vining and wife Becky; 13 Grandchildren, Duane Giroir and wife Sabrina, Krystal Armstrong and husband Darrell, Duane Anthony and wife Karen, Melissa Kennedy, Leo Vining, Michael L. Skoog, Justin LaFever, Nicolas LaFever, Adam LaFever

Aimee Meister and husband Rich, Jody P. LaCoste and wife Erin, Benjamin Vining, Hunter Vining and fiancé Caroline Henry; 21 Great grandchildren; two Great-Great Grandchildren, and special friend Lilly Hebert.

Laurie was preceded in death by his parents Delta P. and Alden Vining Sr.; his wife, Agnes “Dot” Vining; son, Laurie J. “L.J.” Vining, Jr.; grandson, Laurie J. Vining III; brother, Archie Vining, Sr.; two sisters, Lily Fabre and husband Wilmont, Ruth “Tina” Hebert and husband Sidney.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. 

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at Twin City Funeral Home, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., and again Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Twin City Funeral Home from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services. After the services, Laurie will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

5:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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Burial

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

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