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William Preston Vaughn, Sr.

February 15, 1932 - May 7, 2020
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639 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-6733 | Map
Monday 5/11, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thomas McAfee - Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-6733 | Map
Tuesday 5/12, 1:00 pm

William Preston Vaughn, Sr., 88, husband of the late Martha Gosnell Vaughn, died Thursday, May 7, 2020. Born in Greenville, SC, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Tellie Davis Vaughn. He resided with his immediate family at 104 Abners Run Dr. in Greer, SC. "Papa" Vaughn was a member of Providence BaptistContinue Reading

Mary left a message on May 13, 2020:
To the family, my heartfelt condolences for your loss. Please find comfort in the knowledge that God promises to end all suffering. Before long, God will wipe out every tear from our eyes, and “death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things (will) have passed away.”(Rev. 21:3,4). May this promise from God give you comfort now and a real hope for the future. My deepest sympathy.
Ben Vaughn left a message on May 9, 2020:
William Preston Vaughn, Sr., 88, husband of the late Martha Gosnell Vaughn, died Thursday, May 7, 2020. Born in Greenville, SC, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Tellie Davis Vaughn. He resided with his immediate family at 104 Abners Run Dr. in Greer, SC.
"Papa" Vaughn was a member of Providence Baptist Church. He served as minister of music at Providence Baptist Church, as well as North Folk Baptist Church, serving Rev. Pastor Paul Wilson. He also led music at Hilltop Avenue Baptist Church for over 25 years. In addition to leading music at church, he led his family in singing at Gospel singings and churches across America since 1974. He enjoyed gospel music, spending time with his family and playing golf with Rev. Pastor Fred Brown, grandchildren Jamie and Steve, and best friend Melvin Reains. He was also a proud Shriner and master mason.
He is survived by son James Bruce "J.B." Vaughn; daughter-in-law Dulcenaid Vaughn; sister Inez Wolfe; grandson Jamie Kent; grandson Daryl Kent; granddaughter Michelle Heaton; grandson Bradley Vaughn; grandson Jerry Vaughn; granddaughter Stephanie Vaughn; and grandson Benjamin Vaughn, and granddaughter Angelica McFall.
He was preceded in death by Martha Gosnell Vaughn (Spouse), Benjamin Vaughn (Father), Tellie Vaughn (Mother), Wanda Kent (Daughter), William "Billy" Vaughn, Jr. (Son), and Stephen "Steve" Kent (Grandson).

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