July 4, 1932 - January 24, 2015
William Jacob Gaughan, 82, of Morgan's Run community, West Union passed peacefully into Heaven on Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Elkins Hospice Care with his niece and nephew by his side . He was born July 4, 1932 in Jeanette, PA a son of the late Mark A. Gaughan, Sr. and Virginia Francis Monahan Gaughan. He is survived by his wife Ruth Fleming Gaughan, one step-son, Clark Swentzel and wife Kathleen, Timonium, MD, one step-daughter, Judy Frashure and husband Stan, Palmyra, VA, five step grandchildren, 8 step great grandchildren, two brothers, Richard Gaughan, Sistersville, Edward J. Gaughan, Clarksburg, his nephews, Mark A. Gaughan III and wife Lori, Chesapeake, VA, Michael E. Gaughan, Sarasota, FL, Richard W. Gaughan and wife Sheri, Virginia Beach, VA, Patrick Gaughan and his wife Amanda, Lost Creek, Michael Gaughan, Morgantown, Nicholas Gaughan, Connecticut, John Gaughan and wife Jan, Australia, Daniel Gaughan and wife Tania, Australia, Christopher Gaughan and wife Joanne, Australia and Nathaniel Gaughan, Australia and his nieces, Maria Gaughan Whisner and husband James, Clarksburg, Maura Grana, Australia and Elizabeth Grawe and husband John, Illinois. Mr. Gaughan was a retired Quality Control Technician for PPG and Fourco Glass. He was a United States Air Force veteran serving 1951-1954. He attended Morgan's Run Church. Bill was a kind and loving mentor and father like figure to his many nieces and nephews. He loved the Lord and knew where he would be spending eternity. He smiled and joked with whomever he could until the very end. Funeral services will be conducted in the Spurgeon Funeral Home, 212 Front St., West Union on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 11:00AM with Pastor Randy Plaugher officiating. Interment will follow in the Masonic Memorial Park, West Union. Full military honors will be accorded by the Combined Doddridge County Veterans Organizations. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 10AM until time of service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care Corp. 169 Diamond St., Elkins, WV 26241. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at spurgeonfunerals.com. Spurgeon funeral Home is privileged to serve the Gaughan family.
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