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Bellville Times
R. Boyd Vaughn, age 86, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on
December 29, 2007.
Boyd graduated from Harrold High School as Valedictorian in 1939, and was
awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in 1943 and a Masters degree in 1947
from the University of North Texas.
His Masters thesis was read before Congress and helped improve the Veterans
educational benefits bill that was passed through the House of
Representatives. He joined the Navy in 1943, retiring as a Lieutenant
Commander in the US Naval Reserves in 1959.  Boyd taught school and was the
principal of Bellville High School, and worked in the North East Independent
School District as teacher, Assistant Principal at Krueger Middle School,
and Roosevelt High School.
He retired from the teaching profession in 1980.  Boyd is survived by his
wife of 62 years Frances; sons, James (Stella) and Robert Vaughn; daughter,
Victoria Polzin (Russell); grandchildren, Michael and Jenny Vaughn, Ryan and
Adam Polzin, and great-grandchildren, Terry Vaughn and Brody Polzin.  In
lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the First
Baptist Church Building Fund, 733 Cross St., New Braunfels TX 78130.  He
will be missed by all.
Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mission
Park Funeral Chapels North.
Funeral Service will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, 2008 at Mission
Park Funeral Chapels North with Revs. Brad McClain, Craig Windham and Daniel
Jennings officiating.
Interment will follow in Fort Sam Houston National  Cemetery with military
You may sign the on-line guestbook at under the
obituary section.
Mission Park North in San Antonio is in charge of arrangements.
Posted by Joy Neely


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