VINING, Dr Roy MacDona

1923 - 2013

Roy Vining

Roy MacDona Vining, was born at Richmond, Surrey in December 1923, son of Kenneth Julian Vining (14 February 1882-18 January 1968), a railway signalman, and his wife Mabel Kathleen née Townend (1888-7 January 1935), who married at Brentford, Middlesex in 1920 and in 1939, Kenneth was a widower living at 17 Linkway, Richamon. Roy was educated at Kings College School, Wimbledon and after serving in the Royal Artillery during the Second World War trained in Medicine at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, graduating in 1953. He married at Marylebone, London in 1949, Irene Mary Brookland [Vining q.v.] and in 1958 they settled in Lowestoft, Suffolk, where he worked as a GP on Marine Parade for 30 years. A member and exhibitor at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle 1961-1962 from Lowestoft. He lived at Heath Road, St Olaves, Herringfleet, Suffolk before moving to Norwich in 2006. Roy died in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital on 10 November 2013.