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Mack L. Vickers

November 16, 1939 October 29, 2018
Mack L. Vickers
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Obituary for Mack L. Vickers

HILLSBOROUGH: Mack L. Vickers, Jr., 78, passed away Monday, October 29, 2018 at the Hospice Home of Alamance-Caswell. He was born in Durham, the only child of the late Mack L. Vickers, Sr., and Alma Herndon Vickers.

Mr. Vickers was owner and operator of Vickers Clothiers in Durham. He was a 1958 graduate of Southern High and he also attended Elon College. He was a lifelong member of Berea Baptist Church and was a member of The Gideons International, joining in 1981 and working for many years as State Chaplain and Membership Coordinator. He was also a 32 degree Mason with the Masonic Lodge #352. He worked for the Young Men’s Shop for 10 years before starting his own business. He started Vickers Clothiers, in Wellons Village in 1972. He then moved the business to Hillandale Road, Loehmann’s Plaza and focused on big and tall men’s clothing until his retirement in 2006.

Mr. Vickers is survived by his wife of 59 years, Juanita Brantley Vickers; sons, Richard Alan Vickers (Lorraine), Aubrey Barrett Vickers; grandson, Brian Alan Vickers; sisters-in-law, Correen Harris, Corrinia Brantley; nieces and nephews, Page Brantley, James Brantley (Robin), Dianne Mathis (Charlie), Tony Harris, Douglas Glenn (Tracey), Donna Goss (Randy), Billy Ross Williams (Edith) and daughter Jennifer; beloved cousins, Mae Wynne (Marty Smith), Harvey Wynne (Janet), Margie Weatherington; and other extended family.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 1st at Berea Baptist Church with Rev. Philip Mumford and Dr. Robert Wortham officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church and at other times at the home. Burial will follow the services in Maplewood Cemetery with Masonic Graveside Rites. Pallbearers will include Johnny Byrd, David Hutson, Dennis Massey, Jeffrey Massey, Jesse Matthews and Brian Vickers.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, Durham South Camp: P.O. Box 2155, Durham, NC 27702; or Berea Baptist Church: PO Box 110343, Durham, NC 27713.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation Prior to the Service

Thursday

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Nov

1:00 PM 11/1/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/1/2018 2:00:00 PM
Berea Baptist Church

5011 Fayetteville Rd
Durham, NC 27713

Berea Baptist Church
5011 Fayetteville Rd Durham 27713 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

1

Nov

2:00 PM 11/1/2018 2:00:00 PM
Berea Baptist Church

5011 Fayetteville Rd
Durham, NC 27713

Berea Baptist Church
5011 Fayetteville Rd Durham 27713 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

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Maplewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

1621 Duke University Road
Durham, NC 27701

1621 Duke University Road Durham 27701 NC
United States
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