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Grady J. Vaughn, Sr., 101

Grady J. Vaughn, Sr., 101

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 county's history. Mr. Vaughn was the longtime Superintendent of the Wesleyan Methodist Church and an active member of Moore's 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. Vaughn's 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 Moore's Grove United Methodist Church with the Reverend Deb Patterson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 PM Sunday at Shuler Funeral Home.
To offer condolences online, please visit www.shulerfuneralhome.com. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.