Dannie Ray Vaughn, age 64, passed away August 14, 2013, with his wife at his side. He was a Gary resident for 43 years, formerly of Linden, Tennessee. He was employed in the medical field, education, and trucking industry. He was a graduate of Perry County High School and Indiana University. He was a member of New Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church.
Preceded in death by son Roderic Vaughn, father, Valentine Vaughn, mother, Geraldine McBeth, brother, Kerry Marthell. He is survived by loving wife, Leslie “Che-Che” Vaughn of Merrillville, Indiana; sons, Derrell Vaughn of Nashville, Tennessee, Scottie (Erika) Fields, Jr. and Elliott (Gabriella) Brown, both of Indianapolis, Indiana; brothers, Barry (Martha) Vaughn of Rex, Georgia and Tracy (Mary) Brooks of Winchester, California and sister, Gerald-Kay Brooks of Gary; nine grandchildren and one aunt.
Funeral service August 22, 2013 11:00 a.m. at New Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 2416 Pierce Street, Gary, Indiana, Pastor Chet Johnson officiating. Visitation from 9 a.m. until start of service. Burial Evergreen Memorial Park, Hobart, Indiana.~