William R. Vaughn, Jr., 88, of McKeesport, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020. He was born December 31, 1931 in Greenville, SC, and was the son of the late William R. Sr., and Sallie (Allen) Vaughn. He was a member of Park Baptist Church where he was a former Deacon. He was a US Army Veteran and had worked for Camp-Hill Industries and had previously worked for the former US Steel National Tube Works. William loved to golf and fish.
He is survived by his wife, Bernice E. (Golz) Vaughn, daughter, Nancy (Thomas) Andrejko of McKeesport, son, David Vaughn of Elizabeth Township, sister, Ruby Dorsey of Marietta, SC, brothers, Lewis (Lila) Vaughn of Greer, SC, and Douglas (Della) Vaughn of Travelers Rest, SC, grandsons, William Vaughn and Timothy (Amber) Quiggle, great-grandchildren, Alexander and Giovanna Quiggle, sister-in-law, Mary Vaughn of Hendersonville, NC, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Vaughn, grandson, Patrick Quiggle and daughter-in-law, Marianne Vaughn. Friends are welcome Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Funeral service will be held at the Park Baptist Church on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 10 am. The Rev. Dr. Rudy Mayak will officiate. Interment with Military Honors will follow at the Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Park Baptist Church at 749 Center Street, McKeesport, PA 15132. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published October 20, 2020.