He was born in Olympia Washington, on June 4th, 1929 to Caroline Brady and Vaughn A. Isom.
Joined the US Navy in 1947 at age 17, traveled around the world twice while serving his country.
He was stationed on the USS Prairie at 32nd St., Naval base SD CA. 1949 he met his love Bertha Lou Howell, they were married 64 years had 2 sons.
After military service he worked as a machinist for the US government.
While needing extra cash he started selling cars for local dealers in SD, years later he owned a dealership on the mile of cars in National City CA with his wife and sons by his side until 2001.
Avid outdoorsman Vaughn loved BAJA! He found a beautiful place on the Sea of Cortez in 1967, "Gonzaga Bay" where he love life and all of his family and friends for an amazing 45 yrs.! Survived by his wife Bertha sons Skeeter, Neil, daughter & 8 grandchildren, extended family countless friends & relatives.
Vaughn will be forever remembered for his outrageous sense of humor, friendship to others, devotion to family.
Dad we were truly blessed to have you for 85 years!