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Lance Cpl. Phillip D. Vinnedge

Lance Cpl. Phillip D. Vinnedge
  • February 22, 1991 - October 13, 2010
  • Saint Charles, Missouri

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We would like to express out deepest sympathies to the Vinnedge family. Our son was in the United States Marine Corps until January 2010. He also served in the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines at Camp Pendleton. Although we cannot know the pain you are going through right now we know in our hearts that your son was a special and dedicated person to join the Marine Corp to defend our freedoms. We know that he is standing guard in Heaven

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Posted by: Mark and Donna Buchheit - St. Peters, MO   Oct 20, 2010

As a family that lost our Marine in Afghanistan on Aug. 9, 2009, we
understand all of the pain and emotions you are feeling right now.
Our prayers and love are with you at this most difficult time. May God
hold Phillip in his arms and love him as much as you do. God Bless.

The Schimmel Family


Posted by: Mary Jean Schimmel - another Marine Corps mom   Oct 20, 2010

Our family would like to send our deepest sympathy to your family.Our son,Sgt. Zachary M. Fisher, was killed in Afghanistan on July14,2010. We know your pain, and if there is anything we can do ,please don't hesitate to let us know.Your son was a brave and honorable soldier and we will be grateful to him, for his sacrifice.We are here anytime,to listen,cry, or just hold your hand.

With our heartfelt sympathy,
Susan and James Jacobs


Posted by: Susan and James Jacobs - Ballwin, MO - military family   Oct 20, 2010

My thoughts and prayers go out to the Day's and Vinnedge family! My heart aches for everyone of you! I never met Lance, but he was a great man. He has touched so many lives. he is my HERO! I'm so lost for words....love you Lance, and thank you for serving our country!


Posted by: Tammi Plum - Richland, WA - sister of Joe and Keith Day   Oct 19, 2010

I have no words to express my feelings. I never had the honor or pleasure of knowing Phillip, but I know a few members of his family. They are good people as I am sure Phillip was as well.
God Bless Phillip and his family. America cares and is proud of you all.


Posted by: Daryl Benkendorfer - Austin, TX - Friend of Kim Day (Green)   Oct 19, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.
We thank Phillip for his ultimate sacrifice he took for our country.
I am very priviledged to be able to put together a condolence book for your family from all the marine parents and friends in this country. I feel like I have gotten to know Phillip thru this book. You will treasure all the thoughts and prayers that are in it.
Phillip may be gone, but his

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Posted by: Mary Webb - OFallon, MO - Marine Mom   Oct 19, 2010

To Lance Cpl. Phillip D Vinnedge and Family
Thank You for your gift of protecting our country. You and your family are in my prayers. Karen


Posted by: Karen - cottleville, MO   Oct 19, 2010

Dear Vinnedge Family,

I am so sorry for the loss of your son Phillip. I was a graduate of Francis Howell Central class of 2009, with him. I want to take this time to THANK him for his service. It's the men and women like your son, who make me proud to be an American! He will always have a special spot in everyone's heart who had the HONOR to graduate with him!

And Shelby
Hang in there sweetheart! His family needs you

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Posted by: Caitlin Schmidt - St. Charles, MO - Friend   Oct 19, 2010

To the Family of Lance Cpl. Phillip Vinnedge: We did not know Phillip, but he is a Marine brother. What a hard and sad time for the family. Phillip gave the ultimate sacrifice for all of us. He is a hero and we will never forget. I am the proud father of a marine too. My son Lcpl. Drew Weaver KIA 02/21/2008. Please know that we also know what you are going through. Our prayers are with you. Semper Fi.


Posted by: Brian Weaver and Judy - MO   Oct 19, 2010

Thank You, for serving our Country with the ultimate sacrifice one can give. Your parents can be proud, you are our Hero. I am a mother of two boys that serve in the Navy and hope I will never have to face what your parents are facing right now. May God bless you all, my prayers are with you and your loved ones.


Posted by: Daniela Heppard - California, MO   Oct 19, 2010