Aubrey “Brother” Vick, age 70, of Selma, died Friday September 19, 2008 after receiving injuries from a traffic accident. Funeral Services will be held on Monday September 22, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Westwood Church of God located on Landline Road in Selma and a Graveside service at 2:30 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Tuscaloosa, located at Bryant Drive and 10th Avenue, one block from Denny Stadium, with Rev. Jonathan Lambert and Rev. Earnest Wright officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.
Mr. Vick is survived by his wife, Millie C. Vick of Selma, his sons, Jeff Vick (Cindy) of Northport, Rusty Vick of Buhl, John David Powell of Tuscaloosa, Mark Powell (Kathy) of Prattville, and Paula Powell of Selma.
He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jessica Vick Hubbard (Tyler) of Northport, Jennifer Vick of Northport, Shannon Gardner, Larry Gardner, Tory Nelson, Tiffany (Jason) Holbrook, Buck Powell, all of Prattville, great-grandchildren, Kiefer Dwayne Fleming, Ashlyn Jade Gardner, Kortlyn Bailey Gardner, and Jason Landen Holbrook.
Mr. Vick is preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Edward and Myrtle C. Vick and his sister, Audrey “Sister” Vick Eggers.
Pallbearers will be Jerremy Williams, Douglas Tillman, T.D. Maute, Brian McDonald, Larry Powell, and Bobby Girlie. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of the Selma Water Works, the Selma Water Board, Tuscaloosa High School Class of 1956, BZI Fraternity of Tuscaloosa High School.
Vick grew up in Tuscaloosa, moved to Selma 29 years ago, where he married Millie Powell, in a ceremony at Kenan Mills. Mr. Vick represented Gulf States Papermill workers as their union representative for many years before he moved into management. He retired in 2003, but remained active in community and civic affairs in his adopted hometown. He is remembered as a man passionate about city politics and ran for office in several city elections. Although he did not win a seat on the Selma City Council, his interest led to his appointment as a member of the Selma City Water Board.
Vick was a member of Westwood Church of God and a past president of the Men’s Ministry. He was an avid hunter, loved fishing, but his greatest love was Tennessee Walking horses.
Visitation for Mr. Vick will be held one hour prior to the service on Monday September 22, 2008 at the church.
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