Vergil L. Toppins 82 of Grove City passed away peacefully Thursday September 16, 2021 at Mount Carmel Grove City Hospital due to Covid. He was born November 11,1938 in Tony, WV the son of the late Delbert and Ethel (Vernatter) Toppins.
He is survived by his wife Barbara Johnson Knisley Toppins, Step-son Josh Knisley, Son, Smike Toppins, daughter Mary, Sister-in-law Brenda Johnson, Sister-in-law Brenda (Roger) Wallace, Niece Samantha (Brad) Price, Nephew Sam (Cassie) Johnson, nephew John (LouAnne) Fields, Special friends, Jimmy Hatfield, Bud Partlow, Charley Horsley, Bob & Carol lgo, Ric & Marry McGiffin and a host of other family &friends. He will be missed by all who knew him and especially his 4 legged buddies, Buster and Cry Baby.
In addition to his parents he was pre-deceased by his brother Ralph and sister Marie.
Vergil was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was retired, not by choice, but worked at several trucking companies through the years, including, Mid-State Diesel, Smith Roofing & Benson Trucking.
Graveside services will be held 3 pm Sunday, September 19, 2021 in the Pennisten Cemetery, Nipgen Rd. Waverly, with Rev. Sammie Cooper officiating. Those attending the service will need to wear a face mask and observe social distancing.
The SMITH-MOORE-EBRIGHT Funeral Home, Bainbridge is serving the family.