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Celebrating the life of
William H. "Hank" Vaughn, III
April 28, 1964 - October 12, 2019
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
912-898-0900
  • Visitation
  • 10-11 AM - Thursday, October 17, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
  • 4605 Hwy 80 East (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

  • 912-898-0900
  • Funeral Service
  • 11:00am - Thursday, October 17, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
  • 4605 Hwy 80 East (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

  • 912-898-0900
  • Interment
  • Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
  • 315 Greenwich Road (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

  • 912-651-6843

What a kind gentle spirit to finally be with Jesus. Hank always took time to care about the feelings of others. He made it a point to make real conversation with my 3 year old son. It was an honor to have known him. We look forward to seeing you in glory Hank. My sincere condolences to all of his family whom I know Hank loved dearly.

Christy Davies, Tybee Island, Ga

Hank your are going to be missed,we loved you and your dry wit.So sorry for your family's loss you were a very special man and will be in our hearts forever.I know your in heaven calling and playing Bingo, ill play with you when we meet again just safe me a spot. Wilma

Wilma woodard, 170 B Wilmington isl. Rd, Ga

Sorry to hear of your loss.

Delores Johson, Savannah, Ga

Mike and Martheda, I was saddened to hear about Hank. I never saw him that he did not have a smile and a hug to share. My thoughts and prayers will be with you during this difficult time. Jill

Jill Beckworth , ,

We are truly sorry for your loss and you have our deepest condolences. Martheda, Michael and family you are in our thoughts and prayers. May your beutiful memories sustain and bring comfort to you during this difficult season. To God be the glory for his life and witness. From Azaline King and her girls ( Hank and Michaels baby sisters) Rosetta, Linda, Mamie and Emily and grandaughter Ivy H Norris and Margelet Hamilton and Family

Azaline King and Family, Savannah, GA

So sorry to hear about Hank. I didn't know he was sick! He was a kind and wonderful person! Trust God will give you peace and comfort!

Brenda McKenzie, Savannah, GA

RIP Hank...so grateful I got to know you!!!

Vicki Blumberg, Savannah, GA

So Sorry for your loss... he was a good man , I will remember we had the best time when we went to Atlanta together for fun after graduation from Jenkins high school back in 1984. wish I had spent more time with him over the years .. hope he had good life.. My thoughts and prayers are with family.. Caroll Hardy Jr.

Caroll Hardy Jr., Savannah , GA

We all will miss Hank. He was a wonderful friend & an amazing human being. He gave so much of himself to everyone who needed him. I am so sorry for his family’s loss.

Pat Johnson, Savannah , Ga.

Gone to soon . So many precious memories . He was so special . So sorry my deal friend . You are in my thoughts and prayers .I pray for the Father to give you and Michael , and family comfort. With all our love . Joey ans Linda Burke

Linda and Joe Burke, Guyton,, Ga.

Martheda, Michael & Family, So sorry to hear about Hank's passing. Praying that God will give each of you Peace, Comfort, Strength, Wisdom & Grace during these difficult days ahead. God Bless y'all until we meet again!!!!

GAIL HOWARD TUTEN, SAVANNAH, Georgia

A happy joyous soul. I know my mom, Frankie Davis, has many great memories with him. Sorry I did not make it to hospice. Praying for peace and comfort for all.

Alan and Brandy, Statesboro , GA

Donna Coleman Teears and I send you our deepest sympathy. Hank was a joy to us all. Memory eternal.

Jennifer L. Teears Crowe, Asheville , NC

We are very sorry for your terrible loss. God comfort you all and give you peace that we will be together again.

Jimmy and Gina Scott, Rincon , Ga

Martheda I am so very sorry to hear of Hank’s passing he was such a great person. He was always nice to me and I cherished his friendship. God grant you many hugs and memories of your baby son. I remember saying yesterday God only takes the very best. You have my love and prayers. I know it’s hard to accept but you don’t need any more disappointments and May God watch over you, I love you

Marie white, Savannah, GA

So saddened to hear of Hank's passing. We send our love and prayers for comfort to Martheda and Michael...

Tony/Myrna Maddox, Savannah, GA

Oh, Martheda, so shocked to see this on line this morning. Can't imagine this terrible loss for you, but I pray for the Precious Holy Spirit to wrap you in His arms of love and comfort you as only He can. God bless you, my friend. Barbara

Barbara B Wright, Goldsboro, NC

May God bless you in you time loss.

Joann Hatcher, Rincon, Georgia

William Henry Vaughn, III (Hank), born April 28, 1964 in Savannah, GA to Dr. William Vaughn (deceased), and Martheda Barnes Vaughn. Hank was a graduate of Jenkins High School and Savannah Vocational Technical School. He was employed at the Savannah Yacht Club.

Passed away into the arms of Jesus on October 12th at Hospice Savannah, he was preceded in death by his dad, and his brother Stephen.

Hank is survived by his mother, Martheda Humphries Lewis and stepdad Cleon Lewis, brothers Chris Lawson (Sherry) of Friday Harbor, WA, and Dr. Michael Vaughn (Jackie), and stepsister Debra Blackburn (Fred), and aunt Corine Jaudon, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Hank enjoyed his membership at Chapel by the Sea Baptist Church on Tybee Island, and singing in the choir, and in his earlier years teaching children’s church. He also enjoyed traveling, and calling bingo at the Frank Murray Community Center.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel with The Rev. Dr. David Laughner and Rev. Bobby Hoyle officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Cobia, Carter Jaudon, Drew Barnes (cousins), Mike Cobb, Ed Maltos, and Bruce Lampright.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to Chapel by the Sea Baptist Church, P.O. Box 235, Tybee Island, GA  31328 or Lend A Hand Ministry, P.O. Box 1013, Newport News, VA 23601.

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What a kind gentle spirit to finally be with Jesus. Hank always took time to care about the feelings of others. He made it a point to make real conversation with my 3 year old son. It was an honor to have known him. We look forward to seeing you in glory Hank. My sincere condolences to all of his family whom I know Hank loved dearly.

Christy Davies, Tybee Island, Ga

Hank your are going to be missed,we loved you and your dry wit.So sorry for your family's loss you were a very special man and will be in our hearts forever.I know your in heaven calling and playing Bingo, ill play with you when we meet again just safe me a spot. Wilma

Wilma woodard, 170 B Wilmington isl. Rd, Ga

Sorry to hear of your loss.

Delores Johson, Savannah, Ga

Mike and Martheda, I was saddened to hear about Hank. I never saw him that he did not have a smile and a hug to share. My thoughts and prayers will be with you during this difficult time. Jill

Jill Beckworth , ,

Candle tribute lit by Mark Iocovozzi — Georgia

We are truly sorry for your loss and you have our deepest condolences. Martheda, Michael and family you are in our thoughts and prayers. May your beutiful memories sustain and bring comfort to you during this difficult season. To God be the glory for his life and witness. From Azaline King and her girls ( Hank and Michaels baby sisters) Rosetta, Linda, Mamie and Emily and grandaughter Ivy H Norris and Margelet Hamilton and Family

Azaline King and Family, Savannah, GA

So sorry to hear about Hank. I didn't know he was sick! He was a kind and wonderful person! Trust God will give you peace and comfort!

Brenda McKenzie, Savannah, GA

RIP Hank...so grateful I got to know you!!!

Vicki Blumberg, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Craig and Linda Lanier — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Mary Ann Sullivan — Georgia

So Sorry for your loss... he was a good man , I will remember we had the best time when we went to Atlanta together for fun after graduation from Jenkins high school back in 1984. wish I had spent more time with him over the years .. hope he had good life.. My thoughts and prayers are with family.. Caroll Hardy Jr.

Caroll Hardy Jr., Savannah , GA

We all will miss Hank. He was a wonderful friend & an amazing human being. He gave so much of himself to everyone who needed him. I am so sorry for his family’s loss.

Pat Johnson, Savannah , Ga.

Candle tribute lit by LINDA BURKE — Georgia

Gone to soon . So many precious memories . He was so special . So sorry my deal friend . You are in my thoughts and prayers .I pray for the Father to give you and Michael , and family comfort. With all our love . Joey ans Linda Burke

Linda and Joe Burke, Guyton,, Ga.

Martheda, Michael & Family, So sorry to hear about Hank's passing. Praying that God will give each of you Peace, Comfort, Strength, Wisdom & Grace during these difficult days ahead. God Bless y'all until we meet again!!!!

GAIL HOWARD TUTEN, SAVANNAH, Georgia

A happy joyous soul. I know my mom, Frankie Davis, has many great memories with him. Sorry I did not make it to hospice. Praying for peace and comfort for all.

Alan and Brandy, Statesboro , GA

Candle tribute lit by Donna Jean — North Carolina

Candle tribute lit by Jenny — North Carolina

Donna Coleman Teears and I send you our deepest sympathy. Hank was a joy to us all. Memory eternal.

Jennifer L. Teears Crowe, Asheville , NC

We are very sorry for your terrible loss. God comfort you all and give you peace that we will be together again.

Jimmy and Gina Scott, Rincon , Ga

Martheda I am so very sorry to hear of Hank’s passing he was such a great person. He was always nice to me and I cherished his friendship. God grant you many hugs and memories of your baby son. I remember saying yesterday God only takes the very best. You have my love and prayers. I know it’s hard to accept but you don’t need any more disappointments and May God watch over you, I love you

Marie white, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Meg Iocovozzi Herrmann — Georgia

So saddened to hear of Hank's passing. We send our love and prayers for comfort to Martheda and Michael...

Tony/Myrna Maddox, Savannah, GA

Oh, Martheda, so shocked to see this on line this morning. Can't imagine this terrible loss for you, but I pray for the Precious Holy Spirit to wrap you in His arms of love and comfort you as only He can. God bless you, my friend. Barbara

Barbara B Wright, Goldsboro, NC

May God bless you in you time loss.

Joann Hatcher, Rincon, Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Cheryl Clay — Georgia


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