Albert Larry Vaughn

May 8, 1942 - February 17, 2019
Albert Larry Vaughn

Albert Larry Vaughn, age 76 of Leland passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Durham, NC on May 8, 1942 and raised in Leland by his loving parents, Joe Foy and Mary Strayhorn Foy.

Larry was a proud veteran of the US Air Force and was retired as an industrial insulator and worked at various industrial plants in the Wilmington and Leland area. Larry was a member of Pentecostals of Wilmington Church. Larry loved helping his neighbors, he loved raising and caring for any animals who came his way, and throughout his life he enjoyed boating, weight-lifting, water-skiing, bow hunting, and fishing.

Larry is survived by his wife, Mary Charlene Vaughn; one son, David Matthew Vaughn; step-daughter, Jennifer Michelle Woodall and step-grandchildren, Stephanie Woodall, David Casanova, and Justin Slater; one sister, Joanne Foy Johnston and husband Bobby, and niece Kimberly Ann Johnston. He was preceded in death by a step-daughter Jeannie Casanova and a nephew Michael Eric Johnston.

A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held 2 pm Friday, February 22, 2019 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel officiated by Rev. Floyd Morris.

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  • February 20, 2019
    Jane Crowder says:
    David, Joanne, Charlene and family, Please accept our condolences in the passing of your your father, brother, husband, grandfather and friend. May God's arms surround each and everyone of you during this difficult time. Please let me know if there is anything we can do for you. Prayers to call. Wilmington Funeral and Cremation Village Road Chapel Jane Crowder, Cindy Kersey and Mae Brinson

  • February 20, 2019
    Boo says:
    Mr Larry left footprints wherever he went. Footprints of kindness and love, courage and compassion, humor and inspiration, joy and faith. Even though he is gone, we can still look back and clearly see the trail he left behind...a trail bright with hope that invites us to follow. Even though I never had the honor of meeting Mr Larry, I can tell by the way you talked about him that he was a very caring person with a big kind heart. There are no words to express how sorry I am for your loss. Our sincere condolences to you and your entire family who are in our thoughts and prayers. I love you, Mitzi, I am here for you, not just today but forever. With much love, Boo, Larry & Alina

  • February 20, 2019
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  • February 24, 2019
    F Davis says:
    To the Vaughn family: Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, Jehovah, who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God, 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4. May God comfort you and grant you continuous peace during your time of bereavement. Please accept my sympathy for your loss.