Richard E. Vaughn, 87

LEBANON — Funeral services for Mr. Vaughn, 87, of Lebanon are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, October 25 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.

Born August 14, 1921, in Wilson County, he passed away Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at the Alive Hospice — Skyline Madison Campus.

He was the son of the late Leonard and Thelma Everett Vaughn and a US Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Beckwith Church of Christ and retired from Dupont with 43 years service as a mechanic.

The family will receive friends Friday between the hours of 4-8 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home. Services will be conducted by Brother Steve Gibson. Interment will follow at the Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Survivors include sons Mike Vaughn of Lebanon and Mark (Cerise) Vaughn of Aurora, Colorado.

Also surviving is sister Birdie Trammel of Mt. Juliet; grandchildren Vicki Leeman, Rebecca Vaughn, Michial Vaughn, Gillian Mak, Kendall Vaughn, Pam Price and Mike Vaughn as well as six great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years Betty Jo Denney Vaughn on November 8, 2007; son James Edward Vaughn; and a brother William T. Vaughn.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home of Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.