Willard Vaughn, Jr., age 75 of Cookeville, Tennessee passed from this life Monday, March 25, 2019, at NHC Healthcare of Cookeville.
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He was born Thursday, March 23, 1944 in Cookeville, He was the son of the late Willard Vaughn, Sr. and the late Florene (Harville) Vaughn.
Willard was a loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather, Great Grandfather, and friend to all that knew him. He attended Lakenheath High School in Lakenheath England and graduated Cookeville High School in 1963. Willard retired from Kroger as Grocery Manager after 41 years of employment. He loved the Putnam County Fair and was on the fair board for 7 years. He was a member of AQHA, TQHA, and enjoyed showing in Tennessee and other states.
He is survived by his wife: Miriam (Jones) Vaughn from Petersboro, England whom he married June 17, 1963 at Pippin Church of Christ.
1 Daughter and Spouse:
Julie (Vaughn) Thompson and Husband, Dr. Maben Thompson of Crossville, TN
1 Son and Spouse:
Danny Ray Vaughn and Wife Angie of Cookeville, TN
Grandchildren and Spouses:
Mercedes and Jake Johnson, Cameron Thompson, Jordan Thompson, Tanner Vaughn and Lindsey Ritenour, Britny and Devin Wright
Willa Masyn, Kendall, Kai, and Beau
Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 28, 2019 beginning at 11:00 AM from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home with Bro. John Anderson officiating. Interment will follow in Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Cameron Thompson, Tanner Vaughn, Jake Johnson, Devin Wright, Ronnie Mayberry, and Lane Mayberry.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.