William J. Vail, age 63, of Uniontown passed away Sunday, January 23, 2022 in Mount Macrina Manor. He was born in Uniontown, PA on February 16, 1958. The son of the late Boyd Vail and Thelma VanSwearingen Vail.
Bill was a 1976 graduate of Laurel Highlands High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served during Desert Storm as an Inflight Refueling Operator for the 509th Air Refueling Squadron. He retired from the Air Force as a Tech Sergeant after 17 years.
Fishing, golfing, archery and reading have been Bill’s passion for many years.
Left to cherish Bill’s memory are his loving wife Darlene R. Miller Vail; sons, Adam Vail and wife Stephanie of McMurray, Aaron Vail and wife, Michelle of Uniontown; grandsons, Aiden, Asher, Alton, Arlo and Nicholas; a brother, Randy Vail and Patty of Uniontown and a sister, Donna Bednarz of Uniontown.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIES, INC., 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown, PA, where family and friend will be received on Friday from 2 until 4 PM and 6 until 8 PM. Visitation will continue in the funeral home Saturday, January 29, 2022 from 10 until 11 AM. A service celebrating Bill’s life will be held at 11 AM with Lay Pastor Joyce Brant officiating followed by full military rites being accorded by General George C. Marshall AMVETS Post # 103 of Hopwood. Interment will be private.
Memories and condolences can be shared with the family at adferguson.com and on the Facebook page.