Christopher Hans “Tank” Vinson

February 21, 1962 - February 29, 2020

02/21/1962 - 02/29/2020

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Service
Sunday March 08, 2020
2:00 pm
Meherrin Baptist Church
519 Meherrin Lane
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
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MURFREESBORO- Christopher Hans “Tank” Vinson, age 58, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, NC

Chris was born on February 21, 1962 to Calvin Christopher Vinson and Irene Bruchlos Vinson in Ahoskie, North Carolina. He enjoyed driving his 18-wheel truck across the country, and always had his favorite riding partner, Bart along for the ride. Chris also enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan. He loved his family, especially his fur baby, Bandit, and will be deeply missed by all that knew him.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepmother, Elva Ann Vinson.

Chris is survived by his, brother, Tadeus “Tad” Vinson and girlfriend Debbie of Murfreesboro; stepmother, Linda Vinson of Murfreesboro; step-brother, Ralph Cherry and wife Rebecca of Milwaukee; two nieces, Kaitlyn Vinson of Conway, and Stephanie Ferguson and husband Stewart of Conway; two nephews, Michael Christopher Vinson and wife Lyndsay of Remington, VA, and Douglas Cherry and wife Destiny of McDonough, GA; along with many friends.

The family will have a celebration of life memorial service to celebrate Chris’s life on Sunday, March 8, 2020, at 2:00 pm at the Meherrin Baptist Church, Murfreesboro, NC, with Rev. John Porter, officiating.

Online condolences may be directed to the Vinson family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Roberta Gibson
3 years ago

RIP, My Friend

Michael "White Mike" Mager
3 years ago

Through Ups And Downs Big Tank Would Always Give And Offer The Best Advice For The SITUATION at Hand. He Will Be Missed But Will Live On In My Memories Over 12 Years After 12 Years of Friendship. My Buddy, Road Dog, And Confidant Will Always Have Made A Impact On My Mind And Soul.

You Will Sincerely Be Missed My Guy .

Rest IN Heaven .

I Pray You Have Found Peace….

Theresa
3 years ago

First my condolence to the family wonderful family just as a man is he was brought him up I can remember him and his overalls how many in chatan very good person will be missed God bless amen

Joey
3 years ago

You will be sadly missed. I enjoyed all the time we had together and making sure that you had food and were taking care of you. I’ll miss you much you were my best friend truly

GLENN AND FRANCES MARTIN AND FAMILY
3 years ago

I NEVER SAW CHRIS THAT HE DID NOT ASK ABOUT OUR FAMILY, HE WAS A KIND AND CARING PERSON. “OUR LILEE” LOVED THESE TWO BOYS AND WE LOVED HER! TAD HANG ON TO THE MEMORIES OF YOUR YOUTH. THAT’S WHAT I DO. IT SEEMS TO HELP. WE ALL WILL HAVE A HOME TOGETHER ONE DAY IN HEAVEN, THAT IS A PROMISE FROM OUR LORD! YOU AND ALL THE FAMILY HAVE OUR LOVE AND SYMPATHY! MAY GOD BE WITH YOU AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME!

Ron Summers
3 years ago

RIP my friend

Chirl Mager
3 years ago

RIP MY FRIEND!!!!!! I WILL LOVE AND MISS U….

Chirl Mager
3 years ago

RIP MY FRIEND!!! I WILL LOVE AND MISS U……

Walter Ferguson { Frankie }
3 years ago

RIP Old Friend you will be missed, I remember the good times we had. Prayers are being sent to you Tank and your Family and Friends, God Bless you all

“Jerry” Alkeviades Theodorakis
3 years ago

Prayers for the Family! Great memories with Chris when were in our teens! Saw him at the watermelon festival a few years ago, same Chris I remember from those days! Glory be to God, we will all meet again! BELIEVE!