James Vaughan

Published 9:18 am Saturday, July 30, 2011

Name: James Vaughan

One of James Vaughan's favorite movies is "Gone with the Wind." -- Gwen Albers | Tidewater News

Age: 69

Occupation: Retired from Planters in Suffolk

Spouse name: Mary Lou

Children’s names and ages: Mary Anne Whiting, 44; Jennifer Clark, 38; Patricia Whitley, 37; and Kimberly Watkins, 27

Church Affiliation: Suffolk Church of God

If I could change my name, I’d make it: John Wayne

Pet I’d like to own: Dog

People say I look like: I’ve never been told I look like anyone

Favorite movies: “Gone with the Wind,” “The Robe,” and “Ben Hur”

TV show I never miss: “The Virginian”

The secret to happiness is: A good wife

I wish I knew how to: Preach

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Spaghetti, steak and vegetables

Three words that best describe me: Humble, patient and understanding

One Superpower I wish I had: I don’t know if I’d want to have a Superpower. Only one person has that.

Book currently on my nightstand: “Gifts of the Holy Spirit”

My proudest achievement: A family

My most recent trip: Mt. Airy, N.C.

My friends think I’m: Fair

I really loose my cool when: I’m challenged

Favorite college sports team: Virginia Tech

Favorite pro sports team: Washington Redskins

Favorite color: Blue

The best lesson I’ve learned: Love everybody as you would want them to love you.

Best decision I’ve made in life: Get married

Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: American Cancer Society

What gives me the blues: When I’m around people who have the blues

Best childhood memory: Fishing