Gene Ray Vaughn, 76, of Highland, Ark., died Sept. 16, 2008, at his residence. Gene was born in East St. Louis, Ill., on May 23, 1932, to the late Dudley and Lola (Lowrance) Vaughn.
He was a veteran of the United States Army and worked as a mail carrier on the Franklin mail route for 21 years before he retired. Gene was a long time member of Highland First Assembly of God Church, a member of Full Gospel Business Men for many years.
He is survived by: his wife, Dorothy (Medin) Vaughn of Highland; three sons, Scott Vaughn and wife Carla of Hardy, Matthew Vaughn and wife Julie of Ash Flat and Michael Vaughn and wife Natalie of Omaha, Neb.; and seven grandchildren.
Burial was held in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 22.
In leu of flowers, memorials in Gene's honor can be made to the Gideon's c/o Sharp County Gideon, P.O. Box 306, Ash Flat, AR 72513.
Arrangements are entrusted to Heath Funeral Home of Highland. An online guestbook can be signed at www.heathfuneralhome.net.