Vause, Dan

Lenoir County guitarist who was popular at local jams; he also played with the Old Grey Suits. Vause died in 2012.

His obituary, from

[Hookerton] – Memorial services for Daniel Boone Vause, 60, of Hookerton, will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Farmer Funeral Service, Ayden. Inurnment will follow in the Snow Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior the service from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Dan is survived by his daughter, Amy Melissa Vause of Hookerton; two brothers, Charles Vause of Kentucky and Colman Vause of Hanover, Va.; one sister, Penny Calder of Garner; several nieces and nephews; and his two loving pets, his dog Roxanne and his cat, Dobber.

Dan was born on June 6, 1951, to Charles and Pearl Vause who preceded him in death. He was raised in Hookerton and graduated from Greene Central High School. He served in the U.S.A.F. and attended Edgecombe Community College where he received an associate’s degree. He was employed with the Brody School of Medicine as an HVAC Technician.

Dan was an avid music lover and enjoyed playing bluegrass with his many friends. He was a lover of nature who enjoyed fishing and was a true outdoorsman. He often times rescued neglected and homeless animals.

Flowers are welcome or if one wishes, donations may be made to the Lenoir County Animal Shelter in Dan’s memory. Online condolences may be sent to Arrangements are by Farmer Funeral Service, Ayden. Sign the guest book at 


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