Michael Vaughan (2-6-15) service 2-8-15
Michael Lynn Vaughan was born on Sept. 18, 1949, the son of the late William Lester and Sylvia Marie (Dot) Tyler Vaughan. On May 16, 1969, he was united in marriage to Myra Jane McLain, who survives.
Mr. Vaughan retired as Chief of Police for the City of Crump, his native home, where he had served for more than 16 years, and notably was the first Chief of Police in the city’s history. He had also served as a constable for District 2 in Hardin County and had worked as a sewing machine mechanic at USA Classic. In addition to this, he also served as an alderman for the City of Crump for eight years. He showed great love for his community and was a strong supporter of it and its people. He was an avid supporter of Boy Scout Troop 800 and was a member of Bethlehem Methodist Church.
He departed this life on Friday, Feb. 6, at Hardin Medical Center, at the age of 65 years, 4 months and 19 days.
In addition to his wife of nearly 46 years, Myra, he is survived by one son, of whom he was extremely proud, Michael Cary Vaughan and his wife Tanya of Crump; one sister, Anita Duncan of Hixon, Tennessee; and one brother, Keith Vaughan of Savannah.
He was a devoted, loving and proud grandfather to his three grandchildren, Chelsea Jeanette, Michael Cody and Riley Hunter Vaughan. He always supported and believed in them, encouraging them to be whatever they wanted to be in life and loved them unconditionally.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Guy and Lou Tyler and Truman and Mary Vaughan.
Visitation was held Sunday, Feb. 8, at Shackelford Chapel for family and friends.