Grady J. Vaughn, Sr., 101, of Hendersonville passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015. Mr. Vaughn lived at home independently until the time of his passing.
Born September 15, 1913, Mr. Vaughn was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. He was a son of the late William and Annie Vaughn and was also preceded in death by his wife, Ella Mills Vaughn, who died in 2008; his infant daughter, Alice Evelyn; and his sister, Helen Pettet.
Mr. Vaughn had a lifelong interest in the history of Henderson County and had worked many times with his friend, Tom Orr, as Mr. Orr wrote about the countyís history. Mr. Vaughn was the longtime Superintendent of the Wesleyan Methodist Church and an active member of Mooreís Grove United Methodist Church where he served on the Board of Directors. He was a Sunday School teacher, a skilled craftsman and the family historian. Mr. Vaughnís life is an accumulation of joy and contentment, all shared together over the years with his wife and family.
He is survived by his brother, Shep Vaughn, and sister, Annette Vaughn; his sons, Grady Vaughn, Jr. and wife, Adriana, and Michael Vaughn and wife, Aki; grandchildren, Lisa Romine, Christopher J. Vaughn, Julie Taylor, John M. Vaughn, Cheryl Vaughn and Jennifer Tankersley; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Mooreís Grove United Methodist Church with the Reverend Deb Patterson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 ñ 8 PM Saturday at Shuler Funeral Home.
Moore's Grove United Methodist Church - Directions
2575 Chimney Rock Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792