Gaylord Anson Vaughn

Monday, October 14, 2013

Gaylord Anson Vaughn, 63, of Belle Union, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.

He was born on Oct. 18, 1949 in Greencastle to Robert Louis Vaughn and Mingle Fern Wheeler Vaughn.

Gaylord served his country in the United States Marine Corps, and continued his service to his community as an active member of the Jefferson Township Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as Firefighter 822.

He was a lifelong farmer and had also been employed at OHL in Plainfield.

Gaylord was a graduate of Fillmore High School, and had attended Purdue University.

He was a member of Union Valley Baptist Church, had attended Peace Lutheran Church, and was a member of the former South Central Optimist Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Jennifer J. Burris; and an infant brother, Kevin N. Vaughn.

Surviving are his children, Justin R. Vaughn and wife Joey of Belle Union, Deanna R. Fulford and husband Ron of Greencastle, Terra J. Vaughn of Cloverdale, Jordon T. Vaughn and wife Kirsten of Fillmore, Caitlin D. Vaughn and significant other Dan Cuffle of Carbon, and Lillie A. Vaughn of Mooresville; two sisters, Stephanie D. Hurt and husband Mike of Greencastle and Pamela A. Hammond of Greencastle; five grandchildren, Braxton R. Vaughn, Tyler E. Fulford, Gabriel A. Vela, Eli K. Fulford and Spencer P. Vaughn.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Rev. Josh Fitzsimmons officiating.

Interment with Honors will follow at Stilesville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 at the funeral home.

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