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Mr. Vernon Clayton McAuley, Jr., was born on June 28, 1980, to Shirley and Vernon McAuley in Chapel Hill, NC. He departed this life on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at Cape Fear Valley Medical in Fayetteville, NC.
Vernon attended Lee Senior High School in Sanford, NC, and received his GED from Central Carolina Community College. He also enjoyed music, basketball, and family. Vernon was loved by everyone and used a special saying “God Is Good”.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley McAuley; grandmother, Wilma Jennings, and Ollie McAuley; grandfathers, Lawrence Jennings, and Neal McAuley; uncles, Lawrence Jennings Jr., Jimmy McAuley, Earl McAuley, and Ronnie McAuley.
He is survived by his father, Vernon McAuley of Fayetteville, NC; son, Daekwon McAuley of Sanford, NC; aunts, Paulette Brower, Tina Barrett, Tocosha Jennings, Blonnie Watson of Fayetteville, NC, Bettie Jean Lombard of Providence, RI, Hildra Darlington of Queens, NY, Brenda Recince of Amityville, NY, Faye Greaux of Olvia, NC, Tasha Jennings of Philadelphia, PA, Wilma McLean of Sanford, NC, Beverly Jennings of Lexington, NC, Brenda Patterson of Sanford, NC and Mary Little of Charlotte NC; uncles, Rico Jennings, Neal McAuley Jr. (Linda McAuley) of Cameron, NC, Clarence McAuley (Ann McAuley) of Charlotte, NC., Macklin McAuley of Cameron, NC, and host of cousins and friends.
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