Ronald “Ronnie” Lee Vaughan, 77, of Dutton, passed away on Nov. 18, 2020. Ronnie was born April 5, 1943 to George and Georgia Vaughan in Newport News, Virginia. He graduated from Warwick High School in 1961. He spent most of his career as a Supervisor at the Newport News Shipbuilding in the X32 Sheet Metal Department. After 46 years of service, Ronnie retired as a Master Shipbuilder in 2007. He was a member of Hilton Baptist Church. Ronnie enjoyed boating and sports and was an avid Washington fan.
Ronnie is survived by his wife, Barbara; sons, Randy Vaughan (Becky) and Dave Vaughan; stepdaughters, Mary Ewell (Randy), Teresa Eads (Tommy), Barbara Jackson (Wayne), Lori Bennett (Paul), Anita Pritchett (Eddie); stepsons, Robert Bennett (Leanne) and Mike Bennett (Jessica); 24 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley London; brother, Roger Vaughan (Doris), and his beloved dog, Precious. He was preceded in death by his father, George Vaughan; mother, Georgia Scott; brother, Robert Vaughan; and step-grandsons, Richard Pritchett and Troy Eads. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Richard Allan Pritchett Scholarship Fund, c/o Chesapeake Bank, P.O. Box 1078, Mathews, Va. 23109. A private family burial will be held Nov. 28, 2020 at Windsor Gardens Cemetery, Dutton.