Joe Stanley Vincent

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Joe Stanley Vincent, 81, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 19, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Joe was born Nov. 16, 1935, in Nevada, to Arthur Ray and Pearl (Waltz) Vincent. On May 24, 1953, he was united in marriage to Shirley Ann Klotz in Nevada, and she survives of the home.

Joe grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School in 1953. Following high school, Joe served in the Missouri National Guard to fulfill his military obligation. He worked for the Missouri Department of Transportation/Highway Department in Vernon County for 44 years until his retirement in 1997. He also owned and trained quarter race horses all of his life. Joe especially loved to attend all of his grandkids' activities.

In addition to his wife Shirley, survivors include one son, Wesley James Vincent and his wife, Wynona, Lebanon, Mo.; two grandchildren, Christopher James Vincent and his wife, Stacy, Springfield, Mo., Melissa Marie Vincent, Surprise, Ariz.; five great-grandchildren, Caden, Cole, Brock, Brady, Brynnley; one step-granddaughter, Melissa Kallenbach; one step-great-granddaughter, Jessica; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Sherrial Mae Skillman on April 26, 2015; his parents; and two brothers, Paul Vincent, Charles George Vincent.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. prior to the service. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.

You may view obituary and send condolences online at