James G. Vaughan


James G. Vaughan

MALAD – James G. Vaughan, 86, 533 N. 300 W., Malad, died Sunday in the Oneida County Nursing Home.

He was born May 16, 1900 in Malad, to Thomas Edwin and Emily Anne John Vaughan. He was reared and educated in Malad and later attended the LDS Business College in Salt Lake City.

As a young man, he herded sheep near Zion National Park in Utah, and had worked in Detroit for Chrysler as an assemblyman.

He married Vera M. Jones, June 28, 1928 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

For many years, he had farmed in Little Valley, just east of Malad. He also ranched and raised cattle in the Malad area.

He was a member of the LDS Church, served as a counselor in two bishoprics, and served a mission to eastern Canada and Maine from 1926-27. He also held various other positions in the church.

He is survived by his wife, Malad; one son, J. Gordon Vaughan, North Ogden, Utah; two daughters, Mrs. Martin Bill (Cheryldene) Johnson, Salt
Lake City; Mrs. Curtis L. (Lois) Hoskins, Bountiful, Utah; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one brother, O. Dale Vaughan, Malad; a half-brother, Vance C. Vaughan, Honolulu, Hawaii; and a half-sister, Mrs. Helen Morgan, Malad. He was preceded in death by one sister, one half-sister and five brothers.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at noon in the Malad LDS First Ward Chapel with Bishop Sheldon Jensen officiating. Friends may call at the Benson-Horsley Funeral Home in Malad Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday prior to services. Burial will be in the Malad City Cemetery.


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