Gregory Vaughn

Gregory Dennis Vaughn, Sr., 71, of North Branch, died Thursday July 20, 2023. He was born December 19, 1951 in Pontiac to parents Alfred and Maxine (Schooley) Vaughn. Greg graduated from Waterford Mott High School Class of 1970. He went on to marry Susan “Su” Humphreys on April 17, 1971 in Pontiac.

Mr. Vaughn worked as a tool and die machinist, retiring in 2021 after 55 years, his last several years was with Sharpe Tool, Almont. Greg was a long-term member of Immaculate Conception Church, more recently Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. He was known to have been a big fan of drag racing and formerly a participant. Mr. Vaughn truly enjoyed music, hunting, bowling, rustic camping, Pepsi and Oreos. In fact, it was well known NOT to drink the last Pepsi or eat the last sleeve of Oreos. Gathering around the tv for some science related, National Geographic programs, were classic for Greg. He was just a huge sports cheerleader and general supporter of his kids, grandkids and anyone on their teams. In fact, he was a father / grandfather figure offering words of wisdom to many outside the family. He enjoyed softball and coached for many years. Greg will be missed.

Greg is survived by his loving wife of 52 years: Su, children: Heather Vaughn, Brenda (Greg) Scott, Missy (Tim) Gajda, Liz Vaughn, Kim (Jeremy) Kinder, Garrett (Kristina) Vaughn, Gabe (Leah) Vaughn and Amy, grandchildren: Haley, Nolan, Hunter, Keegan, Cole, Griffin, Olivia, Delaney, Raven, Gavin, Grayson, Isaiah, Garrison, Gannon, Leighla, Luca, Ayla, M.J., Bree and Adrienne as well as great-granddaughter: Wilhelmina who always called him pop pop.  He was preceded in death by his son: Greg, Jr. in 2019, brother: Larry as well as his afore mentioned parents.

Mr. Vaughn’s visitation will be 4:00-8:00pm Tuesday at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer with a 7:00pm rosary prayer. The family will receive friend from 12noon-1:00 – the funeral mass 1:00pm Wednesday July 26, 2023 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Davison. Cremation will follow services with interment eventually in Mt. Loretto Cemetery, Lapeer.

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