Mr. William “Bill” Vickery, 94, a resident of Greenville, Ala., died on Wednesday, June 15 at L.V. Stabler Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19 at Sunrise Memorial Park with Rev. Allen Stephenson officiating and Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:45 p.m. at Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home.
Mr. Vickery was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Ackerman Vickery; parents, William and Adelaide Vickery; brothers, Jim and John Vickery; and stepsons, Jimmy and Donny Effaldana. He is survived by his nieces and nephews, Anne Vickery Kuperminc (Murray) of Farmington, Conn., Jim Vickery (Debbie) of Chalfont, Pa., John Vickery (Cynthia) of Phoenixville, Pa., Jim Ackerman (Amanda) of Luverne, Ala., Leslie Allmond (Mike) of Gainesville, Ga., Louis Ackerman, Jr. of Carmel, N.Y., Leigh-Ann Mazzarulli (Marc) of Carmel, N.Y., Roger Paulus (Irene) of Cape Vincent, N.Y., George Paulus (Marti) of Bullville, N.Y., Robert Paulus of Washingtonville, N.Y., John Paulus (Lisa) of Montgomery, N.Y.; great nieces and nephews, Sara and Julia Kuperminc, Jaclyn Vickery, Laura McAllister (Phillip), Chris Vickery, Anna-Belle and Tripp McCormick, Andy and Frances Ackerman and their mother, Alethea Gammage, Michael and Kendall Allmond, Nico, Lorenzo, Antonio, and Liliana Mazzarulli, Jennifer McClendon (Alan), Rebecca, Adam, and Wendi Paulus, Steven and Mary-Kate Paulus, Alexa and Amanda Rose Paulus, stepson, Peter Effaldana of Orlando, Fla., brother-in-law, John Ackerman (Jan) of Greenville, Ala., sister-in-law, Mavis Ackerman of Lakewood Ranch, Fla., and many loving friends including Sally Duke and Reese Raybon. Honorary pallbearers will be the Hardees Boyz breakfast club and his L.V. Stabler Family.
Mr. Vickery was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on June 20, 1921. He graduated from Pleasantville High School in New York in 1939. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and worked as a bookkeeper after his service in the Navy. Upon retirement he moved to Greenville, Ala., where he was a volunteer at the Butler County Library and L.V. Stabler Memorial Hospital.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Butler County Ministerial Association, 416 Hamilton St., Greenville, AL 36037.
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