Irvin Lionel Gold
Born 10/15/1958 in Pineville, Louisiana and passed away unexpectedly 5/18/2007 in Parkland, WA.
Irvin is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Golda; 2 sons, Marcus (Tiffany), Marvin; mother, Vera Gold of Lecompte, LA; 5 brothers; 2 sisters; 2 grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Isajah; numerous nieces and nephews.
Service with military honors will be held 10:30 AM Thursday, May 24, 2007 at Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 SE 240th St, Kent, WA. Arrangements by Edwards Memorial Center 253-566-1008. Please sign the online memorial at www.edwardsmemorial.com
Memorial ceremony for Ft. Lewis Soldier, Sgt. Jason W. Vaughn
A memorial ceremony for Sgt. Jason W. Vaughn will be held May 23 at 3 p.m. in the Main Post Chapel, where he will be remembered by family, friends, Soldiers and the Fort Lewis community.
According to the Dept. of Defense, Vaughn, 29, Iuka, Miss., died May 10 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds received when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.
Vaughn entered the Army on May 22, 2002 and trained at Fort Benning, Ga., as an Infantryman. He reported to Fort Lewis on Oct 21, 2003, and was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team). This was his second deployment. His awards and decorations include the Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terror
Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.
Members of the I Corps and Fort Lewis community extend their condolences to Vaughn’s family and friends.