James Edward Vaughn 52, of Taylorville, IL died at 8:52 am Saturday, February 28, 2015 at his residence.

He was born June 11, 1962 in Taylorville, IL the son of James Richard and Norma Jean Durbin Vaughn. On October 21, 2006 he married Carol Annette Bergschneider in Taylorville. Jim was a former truck driver and was a Navy Veteran.

Surviving are his wife: Carol Vaughn of Taylorville, Daughters: Montana Lyn Vaughn of Taylorville, Sarah Cox of Bedias, TX, Amy Vaughn of Houston, TX and Alexandria Vaughn of New Caney, TX. Four Grandchildren:LeeAnn Cox, June Carter Cox and Lyod Coxof Bedias, TX, and Chloe Loves Lucas of New Caney, TX. Brothers: Robert Vaughn and fiancée Melisa Gallagher of Springfield, IL and David Vaughn and wife Barbie of Mendon, IL. Sisters: Marcia Leach and husband David of Lincoln, Kathy Whitehead and companion Vince Miller of Brookfield, Melody Waigand of St. Louis, MO and Rose Denning and husband Jeff of Branson, MO. There are several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Services will be held at 12 Noon Friday, March 6 at McClure Funeral Home with Rev. Gerald McPhillips officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Riverton. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until time of service in the Funeral Home on Friday.

McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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