John Thomas

January 30, 1945

May 12, 2018

John Thomas Vaught, 73, of Oak Road, Collinsville, Va. departed this life Saturday afternoon, May 12, 2018 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Va. Born in Eggleston, Va. on January 30, 1945 he was a son of the late James Denver and Elizabeth Marie Workman Vaught. He was an equipment technician for Central Link (43 yrs service), a United States Navy Veteran, a 1963 graduate of Giles High School and had completed two years of college. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers Lawrence and Roscoe Vaught.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 49 years, Lois Richardson Vaught; his sons Timothy Wayne Vaught and wife Kathy of Bassett, Va. and James Alden and Tammy Vaught of Ridgeway, Va.; his five grandchildren; and sisters Ethel Bishop of Eggleston, Jean Mills of Eggleston, and Geraldine Vernon of Salem.

Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday at noon in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg, Va. The Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke will be open Wednesday morning for visitation. Online condolences may be sent by visiting

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