LAWRENCEVILLE, Illinois — Vance Pinkstaff, 72, Russellville, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.

He worked for CFCO, Inc., and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, Bertha “Bert” (Woodward) Pinkstaff; two children, Holly Kocher and Clifton Pinkstaff; two brothers, Bennie Pinkstaff and Ronnie Pinkstaff; one sister, Edra Creek; and four grandchildren.

The funeral will be at noon CST Sunday at the Emmons-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Price Cemetery with military rites.

Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. CST on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Polar Bash on the Wabash.

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