Vaughn Kennedy Fabry 54, of Annadale, Virginia, Formerly of Bellaire, OH, died Sunday August 5, 2018 surrounded by family at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia.
He was born January 9, 1964 in Bellaire, Ohio son of the late Victor and Mary Alice Marling Fabry. He was a Catholic by faith.
He was a contract accountant for K Force in Washington D.C. He graduated in 1982 from St. John Central in Bellaire. He continued his education in Adrian Michigan graduating in 1986 with a bachelors in accounting and then on to West Virginia University where he received his masters in 1990.
Surviving are his sister, Valarie Fabry of Martins Ferry, OH, brothers; Victor (Nancy) Fabry Jr. of Avon Lake, Ohio, Vernon (Joanne) Fabry of St. Clairsville, OH,Vince (Ellen) Fabry of Port St. Joe, FL, Vance (Wendy) Fabry of Grove CIty, OH and Valen Fabry of Cleveland, OH, several nieces and nephews and two special nephews, Kasey and Cameron Opic who he thought of like his sons.
Family and friends will be received Friday from 2pm-8pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio. Funeral
Liturgy with Mass will be at 11am Saturday, August 11, 2018 at St. John Catholic Church Bellaire, OH with Fr. Daniel Heusel officiating.
Interment follows in Mt Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire, OH.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Central High School at TMCFunding.com
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com
Like Gary, I also worked with Vaughn for a short time out at DTRA up until April of this year. He was passionate about his work especially reconciling the Fund Balance with Treasury. A true expert in his field, he loved what he did and he brought great insight to the challenges he faced. He also was an excellent baker. Hence his continual reference to a layer cake when reconciling Fund Balance with Treasury. I had the pleasure of eating some of his baking products as he cherished the opportunity to use some of his mother’s family recipes. In many ways Vaughn brought a sweetness to our lives.
It was a shock to hear that he is gone. Praying that he is with Jesus and that those Vaughn has left behind are being comforted by Holy Spirit.
I am sadden to learn of Vaugh’s passing and sending my prayers/condolences to his family and friends. I only had the pleasure of working with this fellow Buckeye for a few months but what an impression he made. He was a master at unraveling data puzzles and presenting “layer cake” analogies of his findings…many of which I’m still trying to figure-out. When I would ask how he was able to reach his conclusions, he would mention the importance of “kicking the tires” of our sources and then smile and add, “But it’s proprietary.” He also shared great stories about his days in the audit world and the colorful characters he had met on both sides of engagements. Most notable, however, was his love of family and treasured friends back home. May Vaugh rest in the Lord’s peace in his new home and may we know the Lord’s comfort until we are with him again.
Our hearts are broken to hear of Vaughn’s passing. He was such a joy to have as a student and an even greater joy to know as a man. His mother and father have to be extremely proud of him and I can actually see them embracing him in their arms as he came through the gates of Heaven. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of his family.
God bless and rest your soul Vaughn. Peace to your family.
I’m so sorry for your families loss. I will also remember Vaughn in The Follies and having a smile on his face all of the time at school. He was a great guy! May God please the Fabry family during this difficult time. RIP Vaughn. SJC Class of 1980
I had the pleasure and privilege to work alongside Vaughn while working at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. I am heartbroken to hear that a Gentleman who had so much to give have departed us to be with the Lord. Vaughn will be truly missed. My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Vaughn. Godspeed Vaughn. You will be sorely missed!
As Vaughn was a very humble man, you may not know that he was the author of a significant chapter on “audits” in the 300 page National Grants Management Association’s “Grants Management Body of Knowledge”. I asked for Vaughn’s help in drafting this chapter and he dedicated many hours to it. His work will live on in this first of its kind reference book for grants managers nationwide. As a colleague and former auditor, I will miss his comradery, dedication to the profession and most of all, his war stories. God bless Vaughn and his family.
Very saddened over Vaughn’s passing. I was his little sister in football in 1981 and his “slow dance” partner at the Grade School dances. He was a very intelligent guy who loved his family. He made the world a better place. Peace brother!
Condolences to you and your family. So very privileged to have met him and prayers are with you and your family. So so sorry.
Saddened by the loss of our classmate and the loss of a Good person the Heavens have gained an Angel .