Vincent Bonelli of Iron City, Tennessee was born September 25, 1950 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, the son of the late Francis Anthony and Gladys Adele Chadwick Bonelli. He was united in marriage to the former Willa Dean Lancaster on November 13, 1970. Mr. Bonelli served in the U. S. Navy and retired after 22 years. He departed this life tragically on Monday, December 23, 2019 near his home at the age of 69 Years, 2 Months, 28 Days.
He is survived by his wife, Willa Dean Lancaster Bonelli, Iron City, TN; sons, Timothy Brian Bonelli, Athens, AL and Jeffrey Brent Bonelli, Iron City, TN; grandchildren, David Joe, Christian Lee and Brenden Alexander Bonelli; a sister, Grace Roberts, Iron City, TN and nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Bonelli was preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa Ann Bonelli and three brothers, Francis Anthony Bonelli, Jr., Johnny Bonelli and Tony Bonelli.
Memorial services were held on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 6:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors chapel, Collinwood, Tennessee, with Stacey Holt and Tim Hanback officiating. Military rites were given and at his request, his body will be cremated. Shackelford Funeral Directors, Wayne County, assisted the family.