Vic Lamar Vickers, aged 57 years was born in Meridian, Mississippi, and who later resided in Greenville, South Carolina for many years, returned to his native city where he departed this life on December 8, 2020. He was a retired thirty-year veteran police officer, drug task force officer, and deputy sheriff. He was an expert marksman, lover of martial arts and weaponry. Additionally, though many were unaware, he was a cinephile, as well as, an aficionado of marine life (particularly sharks), the Viking Age and other Norse history and mythology.
Mr. Vickers was always an advocate for those who were unable to defend one’s self, to include, but not limited to children, the elderly, and all animals. He was the parent to multiple fur babies during his life, most recently to his beloved Eva and Conrad.
Mr. Vickers was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Elbert Lamar Teer and Irene Bernice (nee Burnett) Teer, his paternal grandparents Howard Young and Beulah (nee Spence) Vickers, his father Marcus L. Vickers, stepmother, Clydia Vickers, and stepfather, Wayne Roberts. Mr. Vickers is survived by his mother, Sylvia O. Roberts, his son, Patrick L Vickers, siblings Traci Roberts, LaDonna Vickers Jantzen, Marcus L. Vickers, II, Stephen Brewer, Greg Brewer, and Allison Janis, several cousins, including, his closest and dearest friend and cousin, Kelli Burnett Clearman, in addition to many nieces, nephews, as well great-nieces and great-nephews.
The Roberts' and Vickers' request that any potential memorials be made to the ASPCA or local animal shelters in Vic’s name, or in the alternative, to the care of his constant canine companions, in lieu of flowers.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.jamesfwebb.com.
The Roberts family will hold a memorial service on a later date for the public to attend.
Our family sincerely appreciates the outpouring of love, thoughts, and kind prayers during this period of grief and mourning, but also asks for privacy during this difficult time.
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