THE SAD PASSING OF JACK VINALL - above photo taken in 2014 at Jack's home

One of the great personalities of Gippsland, Jack Vinall, passed away at his home in Creamery Road, Yinnar, on Monday, 25th January 2021. Jack Vinall, who was student at Yallourn High School in the 1940’s, played more than 200 games with the ‘Blues and was a prominent player in the Central Gippsland Cricket Association.

Many Virtual Yallourn readers will remember Jack’s outstanding achievements in local football for the Blues and cricket (with Morwell CC) and, of course, who could ever forget his energetic and resolute community involvement and lasting contribution to the affairs and organizations of the Latrobe Valley?   

Jack Vinall has a place in the hearts of all people of the ‘Valley.  He was a person of immense character, gifted talents and unpretentious ways.

Jack was aged 89 at the time of his death; and all readers convey their condolences to the Vinall family at this time of deep sorrow. Jack’s funeral service will be held on Friday, 5th of February at Kernot Hall in Morwell. (Note: The details of the service are published in the link below). 

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