Richard Vaught

October 26, 1946 ~ February 6, 2021 (age 74)

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Richard Vaught, age 74 of Conway, finished his earthly journey after a long-time illness on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Tidelands Health Georgetown with family by his side.

Mr. Vaught was born and raised in Little River, SC and he was a graduate of Chestnut High.  Richard left home to find himself teaching in Boston.  He returned back home to become the first black firefighter in Ocean Drive, SC in 1973.  He also did a public service for Horry County for 20 years in Windyhill, SC. 

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Mr. Vaught is entrusted to the care of Lewis Crematory and Funeral Services, Myrtle Beach, SC.


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