Jerry Allen Vaughn, 80, of Aberdeen, passed peacefully at the Greens of Pinehurst on Saturday, January 2nd.
Born in High Point, on June 12, 1940, he was the son of the late Joseph and Dollie Patterson Vaughn. Jerry was a survivor of Polio in his childhood. His parents ran a local restaurant and after attending High Point College, he joined his family working at the restaurant. On May 1st, 1964, he married Phyllis Kennedy and the two soon started a family, raising three girls. Jerry was a born salesman, being able to remember people’s names and putting them at ease. He went on to apply that skill selling furniture and automobiles and signs for Parish Signs in Raeford. Jerry was a natural “go – getter”, fully motivated and full of energy. He had served as president of the Sandhills Chapter of Rotary International.
In addition to his parents, Jerry is predeceased by his wife Phyllis Kennedy Vaughn; a brother Charles Vaughn and sister Brenda Moore. Jerry is survived by his daughters: Nikki West (Jim), Paige Hartsell and Robyn Marksberry. He was the grandfather of Katherine, Alex, Grace, Caroline, Max, C.J., Nicholas and Christopher, Jr. He is also survived by his great – granddaughter Scarlet.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Moore Humane Society, 5355 NC Hwy 22, Carthage, NC 28327 or your area animal humane society.
Online condolences may be made at www.bolesfuneralhome.com
Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.