MEDWAY – Vaughn H. Wickett went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Jan. 17, 2007. He died at his home in Williston, Fla., after a recent hospitalization. He was born Jan.19, 1938, in Great Works, the son of Eleanor and Vaughn H. Wickett Sr. He was a veteran of the armed forces, having served in the U.S. Air Force in Okinawa, Japan, and Yuma, Ariz. He sustained a lifelong friendship with two of his air force buddies, Jack Weatherby of Michigan and the late Alvin Galloway of South Carolina. He was a pipe fitter and welder by trade, belonging to the Brewer local union No. 716. He loved to fabricate and build things. He was a truck driver by heart, having owned several trucks. He was particularly fond of Long Island, N.Y., and New York City. He was also an accomplished singer, songwriter, musician and recording artist, who had written more than 30 songs. He attended the School of Gospel Music in Nashville, Tenn., and recorded three albums, mostly self-penned. He is survived by his beloved wife of 26 years, Lorraine Wickett of Williston, Fla.; a son, Gregg Wickett of West Enfield; a daughter, Ava Shina of Old Town; three stepsons, Daniel Crosby of Lincoln, Joseph Crosby and wife, Lilianna, and Steven Crosby of Williston, Fla.; a stepdaughter, Rochelle Livoni and husband, Rick, of Williston, Fla.; six grandchildren, Jessica and Heather Shina of Old Town, Joshua Wickett of Milford, Tayler and Alexa Crosby of Suffield, Conn.; and a special grandbaby, Kylie Crosby of Williston, Fla.; three sisters, Phyllis York of Millinocket, Patricia Rogers and husband, Robert, of Old Town and Rosemary Finnegan of Tennessee; a brother, Linwood P. “Chris” Wickett Sr. of Orono; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his mother and father; a brother, Reginald Wickett; a sister, Beverly Taylor; and his first wife, Alice Batchelder Wickett of Howland. Funeral services were held at his home church, the Williston Church of God. Graveside services were held at Orange Hill Cemetery, Williston, Fla.