Robert "Bob" DeVaughn
Robert "Bob" DeVaughn, born May 29, 1930, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
Bob was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all that knew him. He loved the outdoors, as he enjoyed golfing, hunting, gardening and doing yardwork. Following a successful career in sales and cabinet design at Waterloo Home Supply in Akron, Bob began a new job in the maintenance department, mainly as a rough mower at The Sharon Golf Club in Sharon Center. He retired this past fall at the age of 88, after 25 years of service.
Bob proudly served his Country during the Korean War in The United States Marine Corps, E25, 1st Marine Division. He was also a volunteer firefighter for Sharon Township for approximately 10 years. He was a member of Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sharon Center.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Gerrie; sons, Jeffrey and Michael (Amanda) and granddaughters, Melanie and Megan DeVaughn.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Clara DeVaughn; brothers, Keith, Richard, Gerald, Hylbert and sister, Maxine Chant.
Family will welcome visitors Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6462 Ridge Road, Wadsworth (on the circle in Sharon Center), followed by a short memorial service in the church sanctuary.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Hospice of the Western Reserve, www.hospicewr.org or to a charity of the donor's choice.