Longs, South Carolina

Mr. Thomas Monroe Vaught, age 83, passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021 at his home in Longs, SC, following an illness. Born on November 24, 1937 in Loris, SC, he was the son of the late Lundy Monroe “L.M.” Vaught and the late Flora Anderson Vaught. Mr. Vaught served his country with courage, honor, and distinction in both the U.S. Air Force and the Army National Guard. Monroe worked with Penn Ventilator until his retirement and was of the Baptist faith. As an avid classic car enthusiast he was especially proud of his 1962 Chevrolet Impala.

Survivors include his two sons, George Thomas “Tommy” Vaught and wife, Westie, and Eriek Vaught all of Longs, SC; grandson, Thomas Vaught, II of Longs, SC; two brothers, David Vaught and wife, Jessica of Tabor City, NC and Steve Vaught and wife, June of Longs, SC; sister-in-law, Bonnie Vaught of Loris, SC, and a very special friend Freddie Long of Loris, SC.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Vaught was predeceased by his wife, Jonna Fae Turbeville Vaught; two brothers, James Darrell Vaught and Rev. Paul Heyward Vaught; and sister-in-law, Glenda C. Vaught.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with Reverend Earl J. Spivey officiating. Committal services, with military honors, will follow at Buck Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Hardwick Funeral Home and again prior to services on Thursday from 1:00 until 1:50 pm.