Dr. Vaughn Ray Arey, 63, of Galax, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2012, at his home. Dr. Arey was born in Albemarle, N.C. on May 21, 1948, to David Reuben and Oma Plyler Arey. In addition, to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Dave Arey.
He is survived by his wife Dr. Jo Ann Arey, of Galax; daughter, Kelly Arey, of the home; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lonzo and Martha Arey, Johnny and Betty Arey, Clyde and Mary Catherine Arey, all of Salisbury, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held for the family members only at a later date. Friends wishing to do so may come by Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home on Friday, Saturday or Sunday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to sign the register book and pick up a memorial on Dr. Arey. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Emergency Fund of the Galax Presbyterian Church, or to the Backpack Buddies.
A guestbook is available online by visiting www.vaughanguynn.com