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David Vaughn

June 2, 1960 — March 29, 2024

David White Vaughn, 63, of Sweetwater, Tn, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2024, at The University of Tennessee Hospital after a lengthy illness. David was born June 2, 1960, in Festus, MO.

David was preceded in death by his father, James O. Vaughn.

He is survived by his spouse, Peggy, his mother, Geraldine T. Vaughn, children; Megan (Joshua) Ray, Madison Vaughn, Tara (Joshua) Williams, and Eric Englebert, grandchildren; Cole, Oliver, Kalei, Hayden, Shelbie and Brookelynn, a brother, Jason (Jill) Vaughn, nieces Jessica (Jason) Parra, Jordan Vaughn, and a great nephew and nieces, Paxton, Dylan and Blake.

David retired from the automotive industry and Air Force. He previously attended Westmore Church of God in Cleveland, Tn. He was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed fishing.

David loved to tell jokes and was always the funniest person in the room. He loved his family and friends very much and was loved and adored in return. Loving memories of him will forever be cherished in our hearts.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made in David's memory to the American Heart Association. You can make those donations thru the Heart Association website at

You are encouraged to share a memory of David and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial webpage and guestbook at Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist his family with these arrangements.


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