Vincent Vince Bottley, Sr. was born Sept. 6, 1938, in Orange, to the late Joseph & Ila B. Bottley. He passed away Friday, Aug. 26. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, Sept. 2, at Calvary Mortuary Chapel, 1225 So. 7th Street, Beaumont.

Vince was a graduate of Emma H. Wallace High School, class of 1957, where he played football during the championship years, under Coach Willie Ray Smith.

Vincent was preceded in death, by 2 weeks, by his brother, Russell Bottley, Sr.

Forever cherishing his memory are his children, Yolanda (John) Monroe and Lark Turner of Beaumont, Jacqueline (Bryant) Chaisson of Lafayette, Vincent (Roberta) Bottley of Beaumont, CA; a dear sister he cherished, Bessie Ann Champine of Orange; brothers Ona J. Merritt of Menlo Park, CA and Jerry (Shirley) Bottley, Sr. of Palo Alto, CA; sister in law, Willa Bottley of Metairie, LA; 20 Grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends