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James Hubert "Papa" Vaughn

May 4, 1939 ~ July 12, 2018 (age 79)

James Hubert "Papa" Vaughn



James Hubert “Papa” Vaughn, 79, husband of Cynthia “Lynn” Banister Vaughn of 105 Hiawatha Dr., died Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Belton, SC, he was the son of the late Arthur Clyde and Daisy Elizabeth Watt Vaughn. He was a member of Long Branch Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his wife of the home are: son, James Timothy “Tim” Vaughn (Linda) of Simpsonville; daughter, Renee Bruce (Raymond) of Elberton, GA; brothers, Harris Eugene Vaughn (Shirley) and Ricky Vaughn (Elaine); sisters, Helen Hinton, Hilda Prince (Manuel) and Henrietta Hindrix; grandchildren, Jason Vaughn, Christopher Ballard, Ashley Fields, Heather Mattox, Matthew Bruce and Kameron Vaughn; great grandchildren, Kody Vaughn, Katie Banks, Makenna, Daylee, Riley and Ryder Vaughn, Brianna Ballard, Brody and Brantley Mattox; great great grandchild, Asher Vaughn.

He was preceded in death by: daughter, Teresa Annette Reeves; brothers Haskel, Harold, Howard, Hoyt and Harvey Vaughn; sister, Hazel Wood; grandson, James Michael Vaughn.

Graveside service will be held 3pm Monday at Garden of Memories with Rev. Randy Blank officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service Monday from 2pm until 2:45pm at Cox Funeral Home.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Rd., Anderson, SC 29621.

The family will be at the residence.

Cox Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


Donations may be made to:

Hospice of the Upstate
1835 Rogers Road, Anderson SC 29621
Tel: 1-864-224-3358

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