DEVAUGHN, Paul J. Sr., 76, of St. Clairsville, OH, died Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at Cumberland Pointe Nursing Home, St. Clairsville.

He was born January 30, 1936 at Owings, WV a son of the late Emory and Nina Teter DeVaughn.

Paul was a master mechanic for the International Union of Operating Engineers.

He was a life member of the Eagles Club and an avid bowler.

In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his sister, Phyllis Davis, and a niece, Kim.

Surviving is his best friend, Betty, three sons, Paul Jr. “Skip”, Mike and Ray DeVaughn, his daughter, Monica (Rick) Dare, four sisters, Joan Wills, Geri Jenkins, Janet Leasure and Juanita Brink, five grandchildren and one great granddaughter, several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, 204 West Main St., St. Clairsville where funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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