Mr. Vaughan was born Nov. 7, 1937, in Petersburg, Va., and had lived in Jones County for the past 27 years. He was the son of the late Thomas Vaughan and Eunice Babb Vaughan. Mr. Vaughan was a retired packer operator for Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corporation with 38 years of service. He was a faithful member of New Hope Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and was very passionate about visiting the sick at the hospital. Mr. Vaughan was also a member of the Lions Club.
Mr. Vaughan is much loved by his wife of 23 years, Joyce Hancock Vaughan; sons and daughters-in-law, Ricky and Cindy Hancock, Tim and Geni Hancock and Rusty and Kathy Hancock; sister, Selesa Vaughan Rugar; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family may be contacted at the residence in Jones County.
Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray had charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at www.bridgesfh.com.