Delmer J Vaughn

January 12, 1943 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 77)


Delmer J. Vaughn, 77 of Sullivan passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020.

Delmer was born in Blackford on January 12, 1943 to the late Orville and Helen Vaughn.

He was a coal miner who was employed at and retired from Peabody Coal Company.

He was a proud member of the UMWA Local #1905.  He loved horses and was especially fond of his dog which is a toy poodle named Biscuit. 

Delmer was a member of Faith Chapel in Grove Center.

Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his brother Donald Vaughn.

Survivors include his wife of 11 years Lydia Vaughn, a daughter Debbie Vaughn of Clay step-daughter Debbie Hampton (Marvin) and sister-in-law Joanie Greene all of Ashland City, TN, nephew Randy Vaughn of Hartford, 2 step-grandchildren, 2 step-great-grandchildren, and several cousins.

Visitation will be Friday, June 19, 2020 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Vanover Funeral Home in Clay.  Private funeral services.  Burial will be in Fraser-Blackwell Cemetery in Clay.

Memorial contributions can be made to Fraser-Blackwell Cemetery, c/o Ryan Hammack, 93 Old Clifty Road, Clay, KY 42404.


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June 19, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Vanover Funeral Home
9000 St. Rt. 132 West
Clay, Kentucky 42404

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