Darold Roy Vincelette, 80, of Billings, passed away Friday, July 5, 2013. He was in the comfort of his home and spent his last several days with his family and friends.
Darold is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary (Kuzara) of Billings; Daughter Debbie (Gene) Holman of Billings; four sons: Steven (Mary) of Phoenix, AZ; Kevin (Brenda) of Billings; Dan (Debbie) of Marysville, WA; and Randy (Nichole) of Chandler, AZ; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother Mural (Nadine) of Grand Junction, CO; and sister Joanne (Bill) Weaver of Fair Oakes, CA.
Darold was born in Baker, MT to Douglas and Sylvia Vincelette. He was raised as a child in the mountains of Silvergate, MT where he became an avid fly fisherman and hunter. Darold graduated from Billings Central Catholic High School in 1951. He served four years in the US Air Force and returned home to Billings in 1956 where he found the love of his life, Mary. The majority of Darold’s career was working as a sheet-metal worker for Empire Heating and Cooling where he worked for 40+ years. Darold has left his family and friends with many loving memories and he will never be forgotten.
Funeral Mass will be 10 am, Tuesday, July 30th at St. Thomas Church. Darold will be buried next to his parents at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Special thanks to Sarah and Alycia (Granddaughters), Elain and Curt Parsons, and Rocky Mountain Hospice.