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Danny Hays Vaughan

October 1, 1941 - March 24, 2020

Burial Date March 27, 2020

Funeral service will be 1 P.M. Friday, March 27, 2020 at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Pastor Butch Rexroad officiating.  Interment will be in the Elmira Cemetery.

Visitation will be two hours prior to funeral at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank Debbie, both Kims, Heather and Brandy at WV Caring (Hospice) for their compassionate care.  Sarah would like to thank Danny’s friend that he loved like a brother, Noble Rollyson and his wife, Anita.  The family would also like to thank Angela Lamb and Braxton County Senior Citizens Center for their help and loving care.

Words of comfort and memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

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Danny Hays Vaughan, 78, of Elmira, passed away on March 24, 2020 at home.

He was born October 1, 1941 in Elmira, a son of the late Oran Dell Vaughan and Garnet Christine Carter Vaughan.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Janette Lynn Craft.

Danny was a retired truck driver and worked in that industry for most of his life.  His last job was working at Praxair.  He enjoyed watching NASCAR and was a Dale Earnhardt, Sr. fan.  Danny was a motor head.  He loved everything about cars and car engines.  If you came to visit Danny, your car would get a multipoint check before you left.  He loved to trade cars and the pursuit of the bartering process.  He would play golf any chance he could.  He had a heart for what was good.  He was saved and was a Christian by faith.  He especially enjoyed time with his family.

He will be forever remembered by his wife, Sarah Duffield Vaughan; sons, Danny Brent Vaughan and wife, Nina, of Flatwoods, and Dennis Michael Vaughan and wife, Anita, of Woodruff, SC; daughters, Jan Lynn Vaughan of Belpre, Ohio, Brenda Lee Vaughan of Exchange, and Shannon Marie Nelson and husband, Rick, of Pennsboro, WV; brothers, Arden Vaughan and wife, Rhonda, of Gaithersburg, Maryland and Raleigh Vaughan and wife, Linda, of Hyattsville, Maryland; 13 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; grand puppy, Eugene; and his own fur baby, his ice cream partner, Charlie.

Funeral service will be 1 P.M. Friday, March 27, 2020 at Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Pastor Butch Rexroad officiating.  Interment will be in the Elmira Cemetery.

Visitation will be two hours prior to funeral at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank Debbie, both Kims, Heather and Brandy at WV Caring (Hospice) for their compassionate care.  Sarah would like to thank Danny’s friend that he loved like a brother, Noble Rollyson and his wife, Anita.  The family would also like to thank Angela Lamb and Braxton County Senior Citizens Center for their help and loving care.

Words of comfort and memories may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.