James H. Vaughn

March 9, 1929 ~ March 24, 2018 (age 89)

James Harrison Vaughn

Orlando, Florida

(formerly of Bay City, MI)


     Mr. Vaughn passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018 in Orlando, Florida, age 89.  He was born March 9, 1929 in Elizabeth Township, Ohio to the late William and Sarah (Isom) Vaughn.  James was predeceased by his first wife Joyce Ankrom in 1968.  He later married Doris Edwards and she also predeceased him.  James retired from General Motors Saginaw Steering Gear Plant 1 after 31 years of dedicated service.  He was a member of the Local Union #699 and First Pentecostal Church in Bay City.  He loved to travel and vacation in Florida after he retired.  James was a hard worker and enjoyed dining out at his favorite restaurants.

     James is survived by his children: Terry (Pastor Raymond) Wead, James Vaughn, Joann (Bob) Mattson, Jill Vaughn and Jeanne Vaughn, three step-children: Bob Edwards, Don Edwards and Gail Fox; whom Terry would like to extend a special thank you to for her wonderful care of dad.  Also surviving is a sister in-law Kay Ankrom and many grandchildren, several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. James was predeceased by two sisters and seven brothers.

     The Funeral Service will be held Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 11:00 am at First Pentecostal Church, 2884 E. North Union, Bay City, MI 48706.  Pastor Michael Wood will officiate and interment will follow in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at Squires Funeral Home on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and at church on Thursday after 10:00 am.

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