Gary A. Vaught


Gary A. Vaught, 61, of Boggstown, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Franklin.

He was born Feb. 15, 1953, in Shelby County, the son of Walter and Lois (Morgan) Vaught.

He married Linda Vansickle on Dec. 28, 1973; and she survives.

Other survivors include his sons, Greg Vaught and wife, Krystal, of Greenfield and Mike Vaught and wife, Amanda, of Boggstown; special daughter, Leslie Jean Asberry of Indianapolis; brothers, Steve Vaught and wife, Linda, of Fairland and David Vaught and wife, Robin, of Boggstown; grandchildren, Dakota Vaught, Adalyn Vaught, Landon Vaught and Mikayla Curry; father-in-law, Don Vansickle and wife, Jo, of Greenfield; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law, Virginia Vansickle; and special daughters, Sarah Tubergen and Kathryn Feuer.

Gary graduated from Triton Central High School in 1971 and received his bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Purdue University in 1975.

He was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher, a deacon for 25 years and a greeter for 20 years.

Gary was a lifelong farmer and worked in the maintenance department at Nitrex of Indiana for the last 13 years.

He enjoyed target shooting, woodworking and farming.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant View Baptist Church, 12442 Southeastern Ave., Acton, with Pastor Don Wells officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville, and from 1 p.m. until service time Sunday at the church.  Interment will be at Boggstown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Gary’s memory to Pleasant View Baptist Church.

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