Curtis Henry Vaughn

Born: Thu., Jun. 14, 1917
Died: Sat., Mar. 6, 2010

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Curtis Henry Vaughn - a resident of Wenatchee, Washington, and former resident of Pendleton, died on Saturday, March 6, 2010 at a care facility in Wenatchee, WA. He was 92 years old. A Graveside Funeral Service was held on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at the Olney Cemetery in Pendleton. Sign the register at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Curtis was born on June 14, 1917 in West Plains, Missouri. He was the 5th of 10 children born to Melissa and Robert Vaughn. He married Hazel Price on November 6, 1954 in Pendleton, Oregon. They made their home in Pendleton, Oregon, and enjoyed the time they spent with their family and friends at their cabin on the Umatilla River. In his early years Curtis worked for a time with his brothers Gordon and Calvin, driving some of the first semi trucks on the East Coast. Later he worked in Pendleton with his brother, Ted, at the Vaughn Company. He worked locally for many years as a farm equipment mechanic until his retirement. Hazel preceded him in death in July of 2008. Following the death of his wife, he moved to Wenatchee, WA to be near his nephew Steve Vaughn. Curtis loved to tinker, build and fix almost everything. He was a great friend and uncle who will be missed by those who knew him. A very special thank you to Bob Ruark, pastor and close friend for his watchful eye and help.

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Derek and Darbie Whitbread
   Posted Mon March 15, 2010
TO: Vaughn Family We are sorry to hear about his passing but his cabin property would be benefical and enjoyable to Hugh and Jean Whitbread's families for the next many many years. One interesting thing is: Curtis Vaughn passed away on my husband and Hugh's son, Derek's birthday March 06th, 1960. Sincerely, Derek and Darbie Whitbread March 15, 2010

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