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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
Larry Vaughn

Larry Gene Vaughn

Wednesday, September 27th, 1950 - Sunday, August 4th, 2019
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Larry Gene Vaughn, 68, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born on September 27, 1950 in Great Lakes, IL to John C. and Avanell (Gray) Vaughn. He was a 1969 graduate of Russellville High School where he was a two time all regional player and was all state in his senior year. He went on to attend Arkansas Tech University and was a member of Phi Sigma Rho fraternity. After college his career was in the oil field industry and was a logistics and general manager in over fifty different international locations. He was a member of First Christian Church Disciples of Christ. Larry loved fishing and hunting with his sons and grandson and enjoyed sharing his stories of all of his life’s adventures with his friends and family.
A family held memorial service will be at 11:00AM, Thursday, August 8, 2019 at First Christian Church Disciples of Christ. The family will visit with friends following the service.
He is survived by his sons, Jordan Vaughn of Hot Springs, AR and Jason Vaughn of Fort Smith, AR; a grandson, Grayson Vaughn, two brothers, Johnny Vaughn of Russellville, AR and Jerry Vaughn “Susie” of Dover, AR; a sister, Rita Ridling “Bob” of Morrilton, AR; an aunt, Jeanie Vaughn McPeters of Morrilton, AR and his former wife and best friend, Elizabeth Vaughn of Fort Smith, AR.
Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Dana Rabideau, Wayne Wright, Charlie Goodman, Tommy Lewis, Bill Coleman, Mike O’Bier, Doug Bice, Jack Stafford, Gerald Harvell, Steve Edgar, Dick Lee, Chuck Retando, Rick MacDougal, Jimmy Coats, Roger Rogers and Floyd Hamm.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to First Christian Church Disciples of Christ 3501 Rogers Ave. Fort Smith, AR 72903. If you chose to send flowers please send to the church one hour prior to the service.
The family would like to express their gratitude for the special loving care and friendship of Dana Rabideau.
Cremation was under the direction of Ocker-Putman Funeral Home of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
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  • Service

    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    First Christian Church
    Address
    3501 Rogers Ave.
    FORT SMITH, AR 72903
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    Officiant
    Reverend Jarrett Banks

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Michael Young

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Richard and Shay Dale

Posted at 01:32pm
We’re thinking of you all and praying that you are comforted in the days to come. Melba also wishes you all well.
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Alice King Kutz

Posted at 10:40pm
My deepest sympathies to Larry's family. The memories of Larry bring a smile to me. Larry will be missed.
 
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Steven “Lumpy” Lunsford Posted at 12:36pm

Sorry to hear this news. Thinking abut all the good days at Tech.
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