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“I will miss you so much, Mr. Vail! You were the nicest neighbor ever, always so pleasant and kind. Such a gentleman! You will be greatly missed! ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Holly Benner - Richardson, TX

“Dear Vail Family: Please accept our deepest sympathy at the loss of one you loved so much. May God be with you and give you strength and comfort at...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Joe and Oleen Boyett - Mesquite, TX

“I remember spending many weekends at Lucian and Margie's home since Tommy and I were the same age. A lot of great memories from those days. Uncle...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Jerry Easom - Plano, TX - nephew

“I am very sorry for your loss, I know that this is a trying time, but remember that he is at peace with himself, his maker, his life. He had, I am...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Terri Lindsay - Dallas, TX

“I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. May you find strength and peace in your faith and the love of those who surround you and your family. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: San Wolverton - Nashville , TN

“I am saddened by your loss, but I am honored to serve you during this difficult time. My prayers will continue for your family. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Carolyn F. Roberson - Dallas, TX

“Dear LT, Larry and I will miss you very much, especially during spring and summer, when, even in the heat, you would get out your lawn mower and...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Carla & Larry Raymond - TX

“May the Lord shower you with HIS peace & we are going to miss Lucian Love , T.E. & Rose Messick ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: T.E. & Rosalyn Messick - Garland, TX

“We are sorry for your loss and keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Kathy Reed - Terre Haute, IN

“Although you have left us in body, you will never leave me in your spirit and example. I love you always. God less. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Brent Vail - Austin, TX

“I shall always hold in my heart the wonderful family of Vail's that showed me so much love for so many years! God bless each of you! ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Ann Gibbs Tucker - Paris, TX

“We are so sorry for your loss. Rod & Rhonda Yamamoto ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Rhonda Yamamoto - Terre Haute, IN

“My prayers and thoughts are with Mamaw and the Vail family. I know he'll be sorely missed. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Anne Mather - Middleboro, MA


Lucian Thomas Vail was born February 24, 1922 in Lamar County, TX and passed away February 16, 2013 in Dallas, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Melton Vail and Ester Vail; sons, Gary Vail and Tommy Vail; sisters, Ruby Mitchell and Melivee Wright; brothers, Melvin Vail and Bobby Vail. Lucian is survived by his wife, Margie Jo Vail; daughters, Patsy LaFleur and Donna Traurig; sister, Maurice Wilson; brother, Jessie Vail; 6 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was a U.S. Army Veteran who served in the New Guinea Campaign.

Funeral service will be held at 12:30 PM, Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Restland's Wildwood Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Novus Health Services, 2591 Dallas Pkwy, Ste. 403, Frisco, TX 75034, who provided hospice care.