E. James Vaughn “Jim”

April 7th, 2022

E. James Vaughn “Jim”, of Yardley PA, raised in Prospect Park PA, peacefully passed away April 6th, 2022, at the age of 91. Jim graduated from the Wharton School of Business in 1951; he worked at Sun Oil, Equitable, and Avis Car Leasing. Son of the late Edward James Vaughn Sr., Esther Michener and the late Edna Vaughn. Beloved husband of Barbara Silk Vaughn. They were just shy of 64 years of marriage. Loving father of Edward Vaughn III (Margaret “Peggy”), Michael Vaughn (Terri), Susan Vaughn Schweizer (David), and David Vaughn (Patricia). Cherished grandfather of Gina Vaughn, Dr. Christine Vaughn, Ashlee Vaughn, Brian Vaughn, Jonathan Vaughn, Erika Zych, Jacqueline Lower (Anthony), Grace Schweizer, Jillian Schweizer and Jocelyn Stern (Max). Devoted great-grandfather of Caden, Victoria, Adam, Jonathan, Cullen, Gwen, Jean and Gabriel. Father-in-law of the late Janette Lee Vaughn and Captain Daniel J. Adams, USMC. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Jim was actively involved in Trinity E.V. Lutheran Church in Philadelphia, St. James Lutheran Church in Philadelphia, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lafayette Hill and Ascension Lutheran Church in Washington Crossing. He was an avid music and Philadelphia sports lover. He especially loved baseball and his Philadelphia Phillies. He was involved in coaching baseball, holding offices in both his church and Sons of Norway as well as Airedale Terrier Club of greater Philadelphia and any sports pools or fantasy teams. Jim loved to sun worship at the beach with his family. He enjoyed his last trip to Myrtle Beach in South Carolina just this past summer. Jim will be missed by his dogs, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, his wife, his children and friends. All are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Jim’s life on Saturday May 14th at Ascension Lutheran Church (900 Washington Crossing Rd., Newtown PA 18940) You may visit and comfort Jim’s family during his visitation at 10:00AM. There will be a service for Jim at 11:00AM. Interment to follow immediately in the memorial garden at Ascension Lutheran Church. Please omit flowers and make donations in Jim’s memory to Ascension Lutheran Church Click Here or Wounded Warrior Project¬†Click Here.