(Update 5/6/2014) A home going celebration was held on Tuesday, May 6 at Sharon Baptist Church in Baltimore for Lorman C. Vaughn.
Lorman C. Vaughn, beloved son of the late Robert A. and Mildred A. Vaughn, was born on April 3, 1934. After a lengthy illness, he was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 25, 2014. Lorman was educated in the Baltimore City Public School System. He attended school #108 Elementary School, Druid Junior High School, and Douglass Senior High School. He received his early Christian education at the Unity Christian Church under Rev. Levi Miller pastor and Dr. Spencer Dobson, Sunday school superintendent. He shared a special bond with his late brother Lt. Col. Robwood J. Vaughn. Eager to be independent and loyal to his country, he enlisted into the United States Air Force articulating to Airmen 3rd class until his Honorable Discharge in March 1955.
Lorman met and married Marlene Holly, and from this union they raised their children Dale and Valerie.
Billy, as Lorman was affectionately known by family and friends, enjoyed a successful career at the Veterans Hospital of Baltimore Maryland, where he worked with devoted service for more than 30 years. After he retired his work was not done, he continued to work this time in the transportation department of the Chimes Inc. Billy was devoted to his work, and throughout his career, received many awards and special recognitions, too many to name.
One of Billy’s greatest pastimes was spending time with the members of American Legion Federal Post 19. This time brought him great joy, joking and reminiscing with all his friends old and young alike.
Billy leaves to cherish his memory, Deacon Marlene Vaughn; children, Valerie and Dale; grandchildren, Niema, Rahsaan, and Marcum; Great Grandchildren, Antwoine Jr., and Jaylin; sisters, Deaconess Carrietta Ivey and Alfredia Graham; brother, Dr. Alfred C.D. Vaughn (Lillian); a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.