Wednesday, May 23, 2018

RIP Vincent McEveety

Los Angeles Times
May 23, 2018

August 10, 1929 - May 19, 2018 Vincent M. McEveety of Los Angeles, California has passed away at the age of 88 after a fulfilling life. Born at St. Vincent Hospital and raised in Hollywood, California, Vincent was the youngest of three brothers. He graduated from Loyola Marymount University, then entered the seminary for two years. Choosing another path, Vincent opted for the lay life. His wife Mary Ann and they knew each other from childhood and upon his return from consideration of priesthood, they crossed paths again and it was kismet. Sixty plus years of marriage, Mary Ann and Vincent were devoted to each other, producing four children, Vince Jr., Michael, Mary Pat and Lizzie who blessed them with eight grandchildren, Shaine Leaver, Ronnie and Emily Petersen, Kiley and Ella Horner and Tanner, McKenna and Tyson McEveety. With a tireless work ethic, Vincent followed his father and brothers into the film business where he spent the better part of nearly 40 years directing for television and motion pictures. The patriarch of the family, Vincent enjoyed time with his extended family, talking sports, politics, religion and the human condition. His warm smile giving spirit greeted everyone he encountered, and he will be missed and remembered. The funeral will be held at Saint Cyril's of Jerusalem in Encino, California on May 26 at 10 a.m..

McEVEETY, Vincent (Vincent Michael McEveety)
Born: 8/10/1929, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Died: 5/19/2018, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Vincent McEveety’s westerns – director, assistant director:
Westward Ho, the Wagons! – 1956 [assistant director]
Zorro (TV) – 1957-1960 [assistant director]
The Sign of Zorro – 1958 [assistant director]
The Texan (TV) – 1958-1960 [assistant director]
U.S. Marshal (TV) – 1958-1959 [assistant director]
The Rebel (TV) – 1960 [assistant director]
Bonanza (TV) – 1964 [director]
Rawhide (TV) – 1964 [director]
Branded (TV) – 1965 [director]
Gunsmoke (TV) – 1965-1975 [director]
Blade Rider, Revenge of the Indian  Nations – 1966 [director]
The Road West (TV) – 1966 [director]
Cimarron Strip (TV) – 1967-1968 [director]
The Legend of Judd Starr (TV) – 1967 [director]
Firecreek – 1968 [director]
This Savage Land (TV) – 1969 [director]
Cutter’s Trail (TV) – 1970 [director]
Menace on the Mountan – 1970 [director]
The Castaway Cowboy – 1974 [director]
The Last Day (TV) – 1975 [director]
Treasure of Matacumbe – 1976 [director]
How the West Was Won (TV) – 1977-1979 [assistant director]
The Busters (TV) – 1978 [director]
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again – 1979 [director]
Buffalo Soldiers (TV) – 1979 [director]
Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (TV) – 1987 [director]

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