CHARLES VAUGHN

Obituary
  • - Cy Seidel
  • - Peter Burns


CHARLES A. VAUGHN Charles A. Vaughn, affectionately known by friends and family as Uncle Charlie or Uncle Chuck, long-time, active resi
dent and owner of Lincolnshire Realty Corporation of Stuart, FL passed away on June 16, 2014. Born in Hendersonville, NC in 1928, and raised in Miami, FL, Charlie graduated in 1946 from Miami Senior High School. He attended Texas A & M University and the University of Miami where he was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He was a Staff Sargeant in the Marines during the Korean War. He was a member and past president of Civitan International 1960-1988. He was a 20-year member of the American Legion. He was a life member of the Miami Temple Masonic Lodge (now Coral Gables Masonic Lodge) since 1959, a life member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry where he received his 33rd Degree in 1980. Miami Mahi Shrine 1965, President of Mahi Shrine Golf Club 1976. In 1976 he also joined and became a life member in the United States Power Squadron Biscayne Bay and joined the St. Lucie River Power Squadron upon moving to Stuart in 1980. He proudly served as its Commander in 2000. Charlie was preceded in death by his daughter Leslie Vaughn Killer. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Joan M. Vaughn, sisters Barbara Mark of Miami, FL and Virginia Fisher and her husband Howard Fisher of Hiawassee, GA and their children and grandchildren. Charlie's daughters, Pattie Vaughn Mueller and Stephanie Vaughn Streff, his step-children Kurt Stotter, Sharon Stotter Steadman and her husband Mike Steadman, and Sondra Stotter, as well as 12 grandchildren and 2 great- grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 18th at the First Presbyterian Church of Port St. Lucie at 2240 SE Walton Rd., Port St. Lucie, FL, 34952. Honor Guard and Scottish Rite Ceremony will be held in the church garden and a Celebration of Life in the church hall immediately following. In lieu of flowers, it was Charlie's request that donations of any size be made to the Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospitals and Burn Centers. An online memory book can be found at AllCounty.com

Published in the TC Palm on July 13, 2014
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