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☛ T. E. Vinci passes away on Easter Sunday 4-20-17

T. E. VINCI, A LONGTIME AQHA JUDGE PASSES AWAY ON EASTER SUNDAY

April 20, 2017

T. E. Vinci

“T. E.” Thomas Edward Vinci, Covington, La., passed away from cancer on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017.

Vinci, a longtime AQHA Judge, as well as a Steward, was born on Feb. 21, 1942 to Sybil de la Houssaye and Salvador “Ike” Vinci. He was a resident of Covington since 2000, although he was a native of New Orleans.

Vinci, worked with horses for over 50 years and was a judge for more than 40 years, a cutting horse competitor and most recently a steward at the All American Quarter Horse Congress and the AQHA World Show for the last several years. He was also active in his local Louisiana Quarter Horse Association.

He was married for 39 years to Jane Trimble Vinci and is also survived by his daughter, Tiffany Vinci White (Mike); two sons – James Salvador Vinci and Michael Vinci (Katy); his mother Sybil Vinci Johnson; sister – Dianne L. Vinci; two brothers – Donald W. and David L. Vinci and three grandchildren – Kaitlyn V. McGlothren, Michael “William” Vinci and Kafey Elizabeth Vinci. He was preceded in death by his father and one brother – Robert A. Vinci.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 29 at E. J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W. 21st Ave., Covington, LA 70433. Visiting hours on Saturday will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Following the service everyone is invited to a Celebration of Life at the home of Mike and Tiffany White, 420 Moonraker Drive, Slidell, La 70458.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Quarter Horse Foundation, Professional Horsemens’ Crisis Fund, Catherine Meck (806) 220-3322.

You can offer your condolences or visit the Tribute Wall at www.ejfieldingfh.com.

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