Claude E. Gaujot, 80, of Lewisburg, passed away Monday, December 27, 2021, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center.
Born July 18, 1941, in Hurricane, he was a son of the late Claude Leon Lafayette Gaujot Jr. and Eula Hill Warwick Gaujot.
Claude graduated from Green Bank High School where he excelled in football and basketball. He attended Potomac State Junior College and George Washington University. Claude had worked for the CIA, Prudential Insurance Company, Transamerica Life and as an Independent Broker for multiple insurance companies. He attended Lewisburg Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jon René “Gojo” Gaujot; and two sisters, Constance Cooper and Muriel Fowler.
He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Rebecca Vasvary-Gaujot, of Lewisburg; son, Paul Antoine “Tony” Gaujot, of Nashville, Tennessee; daughter Claudette Mischelle Gaujot-Turner (Mike), of Harp- ers Ferry; brother, Honorable Phillip Gaujot (Carol), of Morgantown; sisters, Phyllis Ann Rogers and Jane Busby, of Gainesville, Virginia, and Diana Sue Murphy (LTC William Murphy), of Summerton, South Carolina; grandchildren, Aaron Gaujot, of Falls Church, Virginia, Nelson Gaujot, of Nashville, Tennessee, Mischelle Holohan (Justin Hartwick), of Nokesville, Virginia; and two great-grandchildren, Leah and Ryan Hartwick.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 21, 2022, at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel, 252 Montvue Drive in Lewisburg, with Pastor Jonathan Comer officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations of sympathy be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at woundedwarriorproject.org/donate or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at stjude.org/donate.
Online guestbook can be signed at www.morganfh.net
Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg.