Charles Russell DeVaughn
July 30, 1929 – April 27, 2012
Charles Russell DeVaughn, 82, of Owings, MD passed away April 27, 2012 at Calvert County Nursing Center in Prince Frederick, MD where he had resided for several months. Known as Russell, he was born July 30, 1929 in Upper Marlboro, MD to Charles J. and Lucy V. (Richards) DeVaughn. He was raised in Upper Marlboro and graduated from Upper Marlboro High School in 1947. He served in the US Air Force and was honorably discharged March 2, 1952. He married Margaret A. Norfolk November 17, 1950 and they resided in Prince George’s County until moving to Owings in 2000. Russell was employed as purchasing agent with the Maryland State Highway Administration, retiring March 1, 1990. He was also a long farmer having supervised farm operations and raising cattle and tobacco.
Russell was preceded in death by his parents and by a brother Charles DeVaughn. He is survived by his wife Margaret A. DeVaughn, a daughter Patricia A. Scroggins of Lusby, MD and a son Marvin R. DeVaughn and wife Cynthia of Owings. Also surviving are grandsons Russell J. DeVaughn of St. Leonard and Phillip D. Whitehurst of New York, NY, and a step-grandson Brent S. Morris of Port Republic, MD.
Saturday, May 5, 2012