Merton L. Vincent

Merton L. Vincent

Merton L. Vincent, born December 19, 1941 and died on October

22, 2008 in Phoenix, Arizona, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was a long time resident of the Kent, Auburn, Eastside areas.

He retired from The Boeing Company in 1999 after 27 years. He was

an engineer and manager on the B-2, International Space Station,

Commercial Avionics Systems, E4B Command Post, and numerous

research programs. After retirement, he stayed active in engineering

with SARA (Scientific Applications and Research Associates). He

loved golfing, backpacking, and doing church work. He was a member

of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and led a group of people to India

where they were responsible for building two churches and making

lots of friends. He sleeps until the resurrection where he will be united

with his loved ones.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra; a daughter, Noreen Jenkins and

son-in-law, Allen of Phoenix, AZ; a son, Brian Vincent and daughterin-

law, Oksana of Honolulu, HI; two grandsons, Jaden and Jordan

Jenkins of Phoenix; a brother, Mervin Vincent and sister-in-law, Sharon

of Kent, WA; a sister, Gail and brother-in-law Ron McDonald

of Swartz Creek, MI; and a stepmother, Jennie Hendricks Vincent of

Fenton, MI; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Memorial gifts can be made to Layman Ministries, 414 Zapada

Road, St. Maries, ID for work in Tamil Nadu, India, care of Dr. S.

Johnson, in memory of Mert Vincent. 139827