Necley Chad Vincent was born on Sunday, January 12, 1975, in Bossier City, LA. He passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020 in Geismar, LA. He was proceeded in death by his maternal grandfather, Mack Hayes, Jr.; paternal grandparents, Preston and Inez Vincent; father-in-law, Donald Durbin; and brother, Kendal Vincent.
Chad grew up in Many and attended grade school at Many Elementary and Many Jr. High School. He transferred to Natchitoches Central High in tenth grade and graduated in 1993. After graduation, Chad worked in the oilfield for a short time before serving a two year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He said these two years molded him into becoming the man he was. Upon returning from his mission, he entered college, pursuing a degree in Business Administration graduating from Nicholls State University in December of 2003. The following year in June, Chad married Donna Durbin in the Baton Rouge Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Into this eternal communion were born three beautiful children.
Chad worked as a process operator for Westlake Chemical from November 2004 until the time of his passing. Chad enjoyed his job and loved his work family.
Chad loved to golf, cook, vacation with family, and spend time with his extended family. But he found his greatest joy in his wife, children, and church service. He had the ability to share the message of Christ and His great plan of Happiness. He loved serving in the Baton Rouge Temple and serving in humanitarian aid programs of the church. He was a high priest in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and had many leadership positions. He was always willing to take time to help and serve others. He lived a life of a Christ like example that will not soon be forgotten.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Durbin Vincent; daughters, Morgan Vincent and Marlee Vincent; and son, Mason Vincent of Gonzales, LA. His parents, Ross and Judy Vincent of Many; Grandmother, Eloise Hayes of Many; Sister, Roxanna Giarrusso and husband, Mark of Covington; Sister-in-law Marie Vincent Huhn of Abita Springs; Sister, Dawn Leone and husband Kevin of Many; brother, Brent Vincent and wife Tatiana of Lehi, UT; brother Jared Vincent and wife Jamie of Many; mother-in-law, Carol Durbin of Winnfield; brothers-in-law Lawrence Durbin and Justin Durbin both of Winnfield; and brother-in-law Michael Sanders and wife Susan of Bossier City; along with 22 nephews and nieces and 7 great nephews and nieces.
Pallbearers will be Ross Vincent, Brent Vincent, Kolton Vincent, Jared Vincent, Kevin Leone, and Lance Leone.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Mason Vincent, Lawrence Durbin, Michael Sanders, Justin Durbin, Earl Perilloux, Parker Leach, and Reed Vincent.