He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and served in Vietnam.
Mr. Vaughn is married to Linda, who survives.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Vaughn, of Kennett; one sister, Rosemary Purvis and husband, Al, of Senath, Mo.; a step-son, Fred Treadway, of O'Fallon, Mo., and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Shirley Ann Murphy.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26, in the Senath Cemetery with Rev. Lavon Smart officiating.
McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath was in charge of arrangements.