John Samuel Vaught, III

December 13, 1940 - September 25, 2013
John Samuel Vaught, III


John Samuel Vaught, III age 72 of Bolivia, NC, beloved father, husband, and brother passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at the SECU Hospice House in Bolivia.

He was born in Conway, SC on December 13, 1940. His parents were John Samuel Vaught, Jr. and Sarah Long Vaught.

John was a proud veteran of the US Army. He worked for many years at Pfizer Chemical in Southport as a computer analyst.

John is survived by his companion and soul mate, Una Potter Smith; a daughter, Rain Murray Vaught, and granddaughter, Hailey Rain Vaught, both currently residing in Huntington Beach, CA; 3 sisters, Louise Vaught Renn, Joan Vaught Martin, and Rhonda Vaught O’Janpa; along with several nieces and nephews, and 3 step-sons, Robbie Lewis, Glen Hunter, and Matthew Smith.

A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held 2 PM Saturday, October 5, 2013 by his gravesite at Northwood Cemetery in Southport, NC. The family will see friends after the service at his home in Sunset Harbor.

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  • September 27, 2013
    Ana says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. The Bible provides comfort during these difficult times. Revelation 21:3,4 states “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away”. Very soon now, we will never experience losing our loved ones in death. Hope these words give you a new hope.