Mr. Wade H. Vaughan, 61, of Taneyville died September 21, 2018 at his
residence. Services will be private.
Wade Henry Vaughan was born Wednesday, March 13, 1957 in Frankfurt,
Germany to James Robert and Bettye (Welker) Vaughan. He attended the
St. Joseph Catholic School and Hillcrest High School in Springfield, MO.
During the Vietnam Era, he enlisted in the U. S. Marine Corp. He was
honorably discharged with the rank of E-1 in 1976. He moved back to
Springfield where he met Terresa "Terri" Essary. They were married June 2,
1979 in Taneyville. They lived in Springfield for a while and moved to
Taneyville. Wade worked numerous jobs including: hauling scrap metal,
recycling, roofing, hauling cedar, construction and as a mechanic. He retired
Wade was a proud, independent man with a long beard and hair. He had a
great sense of humor and appreciated a good joke. He enjoyed collecting,
attending swap meets, slot machines, car restoration and cooking. He was a
former member of the Lions Club and attended the Taneyville Community
He is survived by his wife, Terri of Taneyville; three sons, Amon Vaughan
and wife, Sarah of Springfield, James Vaughan and wife, Stacy of Taneyville,
Joseph Vaughan and wife, Twila of Oklahoma; seven brothers, James "Jay"
Vaughan and wife, Val of Elisaville, NY, Ronald Vaughan of Grandview, MO,
Kenneth Vaughan and wife, Teri, Dana Haydon Vaughan of Colorado, Ivan
"Pete" Vaughan of Springfield, Dayle Vaughan and wife, Tinya of Nebraska,
Clifton Vaughan and wife, Angel of Grandview, MO; four sisters, Anne
Vaughan of Phoenix, AZ, Cynthia Massey of Springfield, Mary Gentz and
husband, Freddy of NE, Martha Vaughan of Springfield; eight grandchildren,
Floyd, Tori and Ruby Vaughan, Dakota and Aaron, Curtis Harvey, McKael and
Scyla Maslar and two great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Cathy Vaughan.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral
Home, Forsyth, MO.
Wade H. Vaughan
March 13, 1957 - September 21, 2018
15945 U.S. Hwy 160 ~ Forsyth, MO. 65653 ~ (417) 546-6250
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home