Sterling Adam Vining Jr.

Sterling Adam Vining Jr., 83, a resident of Bayou Vista, passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Sterling was born on March 14, 1936 in Morgan City, the son of Sterling A. Vining Sr. and Essie Ratcliff Vining.

He loved to fish and loved going to the camp with his wife and dogs. He was a master carpenter by trade and built many houses in the area. He loved to cook for his family; he loved to fire up the barbeque pit and the boiling pot.

He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by one son, Terry Michael Vining of Bayou Vista; two brothers, Donald “Don” Vining of Patterson and Tracy Vining and wife Julie of Bayou Vista; numerous nieces and nephews.

Sterling was preceded in death by his parents, Sterling Sr. and Essie Ratcliff Vining; wife, Barbara Estay Vining; one sister, Jerryleen “Pat” Plaisance.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church with Father William Rogalla celebrating Mass. A wake will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in the parish hall with a rosary being prayed at 11:30 a.m. Following Mass Sterling will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery.

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