VAUGHAN, Sgt. Gordon E. (U.S. Army), of Mechanicsville, born August 5, 1922, went to be with the Lord on March 5, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Virginia T. Vaughan, whom he wed on August 31, 1972; stepson, S. Glenn Tuck (Cindy); grandchildren, Jennifer Tuck and Christian Tuck; great-grandchild, Makayla. Sgt. Gordon E. Vaughan (U.S. Army) was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Cross of Military Service, and was a retiree of Signet Bank (Bank of Virginia). Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Fairmount Christian Church, 6502 Creighton Rd., Mechanicsville, with visitation one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Fairmount Christian Church (General Fund), P.O. Box 788, Mechanicsville, Va. 23111, or the missions outreach program "Heart Ministries," P.O. Box 390, West Point, Va. 23181. Condolences at: woodyfuneralhomeatlee.com
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.