Jacques Leon Vial
February 21, 1961 - November 23, 2020
Jacques Leon Vial, loving husband, father, granddaddy, and brother, passed away on Monday November 23, 2020, at the age of 59.
Born on February 21, 1961 in Déols, Indre, France, he was a son of the late Anna (Kehoe) and Dan Vial, Sr. He was a 1979 graduate of Brevard High School in Brevard, NC. On July 16, 1983, Jacques married MaryLouise Donaldson at Holy Family Church in Newark, DE.
He proudly served his country with the US Coast Guard, retiring after 20 years of service. Jacques was stationed at CG Station in Freeport TX, CG Center in Yorktown, VA, USCG Red Birch in Baltimore, MD, CG Station in Indian River, DE, CG Northwind in Wilmington, NC, CG Marine Safety Office in Philadelphia, PA, CG Yard in Baltimore, MD, and the CG Engineering Logistics Center in Baltimore, MD. During his career, he was employed by Barclays Bank Wilmington, MBNA in Newark, Wilmington VA Medical Center in DE, and Coatesville VA Medical Center in PA.
A caring and selfless man, Jacques enjoyed volunteering his time with veterans or with the Special Olympics. In his leisure, he liked to bowl. Most of all, Jacques cherished time spent with his family, especially fishing at the beach and trips to Disney.
He will be dearly miss by his loving wife of 37 years MaryLouise “Molly”; children, Matthew (Theresa) of Millsboro, DE, Nicholas Vial of Newark, DE, AnnaMae Vial Beamer (Jack) of Felton, DE, and MaryBeth Vial of Newark, DE; beloved grandchildren, Bailey and Savannah; and siblings, Theresa Rossi of Lexington Park, MD, Victoria Stocker (Bill) on Canyon, TX, Dan Vial (Kathleen) of Boerne, TX, Robert Vial (Myra) of Rosman, NC, Michelle Sack of Waldorf, MD, and Cynthia Mercure (Conrad) of Lake Toxaway, NC.
All services will be held privately.