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John E. Vaughan, Sr.

Obituary for John E. Vaughan, Sr.

November 29, 1936 - May 24, 2018
Rising Sun, Maryland | Age 81


John Estle Vaughan, Sr., age 81, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully on May 24, 2018. Born on November 29, 1936 in West Grove, PA, he was the son of the late John M. and Zella F. (Roberts) Vaughan.

John was a lifelong truck driver, known to many by his call name, "Fat Daddy." He was very passionate about living life on the road. He was also in the Army National Guard for 9 years. John's most cherished time was spent with his family.

John is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Donna (Strawbridge) Vaughan; children: Connie Sue Vaughan, John Vaughan, Jr., Tom Vaughan, Sr. (Gerry), Joyce Ragan (David), Brenda Goodman (Kenny), David Vaughan (Naomi), and Anita Hennemuth (Will); son-in-law, Steve Kidd, Sr.; sisters: Louise Boyd VanHorn, Marie Boyd, Betty Lattanzio, and Patricia Lilly; 16 grandchildren; and 37 great grandchildren and counting.

In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by his daughter, Judy Kidd; sister, Margaret Duncan; brothers: Robert Vaughan, Bill Vaughan, Joe Emmett Vaughan, and James Vaughan; and great grandson, Colton James Kidd.

A celebration of John's life will be held at 12pm on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Church of the Nazarene, 2626 Jacob Tome Memorial Highway, Colora, MD 21917, where friends and family may visit beginning at 10am. Burial will follow at Brookview Cemetery.

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111 S. Queen Street
P.O. Box 248
Rising Sun, MD 21911
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