Wesley Paul Vaughn was born to Wendell and Laura (Wallace) Vaughn. He has one older brother; Wendell Vaughn Jr. His grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. Lottis Wallace and Mr. and Mrs. Owen Vaughn. He had a large family of aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was very close to his brother Wendell and his wife, Betty and his nieces; Brianna Vaughn, Destiny Childress, Heather Childress, Stephanie Horton and Lacey Brockett; nephews: Matt Horton (Abby) and Tommy Childress; his girlfriend, Jennifer Ratley.
Wesley spent his entire life in the Mitchellsville area. He gave his life to Christ on 6-3-1984 at the Macedonia Baptist church. He had many friends all over southern Illinois and surrounding states. Wes battled obesity his entire life, but he lived the best he could and enjoyed the time he had. He tried to help those he could especially the young kids in the area.
Wes loved life and his family and friends.
We all loved Wes, he was fun to be with and we never gave up trying to help him overcome his health problems. He was a very intelligent man.
Funeral services for Wesley Paul Vaughn will be held at 1 PM, Monday, September 20, 2021 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Leroy Hicks will officiate and burial will follow at Partain Cemetery in Herod. Visitation will be held from 11 AM until 1 PM, Monday, September 20, 2021.
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