A graveside service for James W. “Jim” Vick was held Wednesday, November 21, 2018,


at 10 a.m. from Lynville Cemetery with Bro. Tyler Vick and Rev. Kevin Vaughn officiating. 


McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 


Mr. Vick, 72, of Preston, died Monday, November 19, 2018.


He was a native of Roanoke Rapids, NC.  He enlisted in the U. S. Navy in 1966, and received


several medals and commendations during his four years of active duty and two years Reserve


before being honorably discharged.  After serving his country, he began work at the United States


Postal Service where he became the postmaster of Preston, and retired after 34 years of service.


Mr. Vick was a member of Lynville United Methodist Church of Preston.


He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Geraldine Vick of Preston; one son, Mark Vick


of Collinsville; and two grandsons.