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Bernie Vaughn

January 14, 1929 — February 13, 2016

Bernie Clifford Vaughn, 87, of Harrisonville, formerly of Pleasant Hill, was born January 14, 1929, in Pleasant Hill, the son of Bernie Edwin and Lula Blanche (Walker) Vaughn. He departed this life at 2:41 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at the Cass Regional Medical Center surrounded with love and family.

On April 9, 1950, he was united in marriage to Margaret Lavonna Maynard in Lee's Summit.

Bernie was employed as a Tool Setter for Lake City Army Ammunition Plant; prior to that he worked for the Big Creek Township. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and doing word finds. He also played in a local band that toured nursing homes in the area. He and Margaret worked with Pleasant Hill Meals on Wheels delivering meals for over 20 years. Bernie and Margaret spent 23 years wintering in Florida during retirement. He was a member of the Pleasant Hill First Christian Church and 50 year member of Jewel Lodge #480 A.F. and A.M., Pleasant Hill.

Bernie was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Harry Vaughn, Harold Vaughn, and Leo Vaughn.

He is survived by his wife Margaret of the home; two sons, Wayne (and Linda) Vaughn of Pewaukee, Wisconsin, Bill (and Annie) Vaughn of Pleasant Hill; one daughter, Linda (and Mickey) Robertson of Salem, Arkansas; 7 grandchildren, Michelle Dixon, Kate Scott, Karen Diller, Chris Vaughn, Adam Vaughn, Scott Vaughn, and Julie Kinney; 12 great grandchildren, Ethan Dixon Millard, Allison Scott, Owen Scott, Claire Diller, Grace Diller, Taylor Badger, Conway Vaughn, Delilah Vaughn, Tyler Vaughn, Olivia Vaughn, Emma Kinney, and Michael Kinney; two brothers, Arlin (and Stella) Vaughn of Adrian, Missouri, and Danny (and Dorothy) Vaughn of Pleasant Hill; other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held Wednesday, February 17, 2017, at the funeral home with Masonic services follwowing.

Funeral services were held Thursday, February 18, 2016, at the funeral home. Reverend D. Kent Deubner officiated. Interment was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ethan Dixon Millard, Adam D. Vaughn, Chris S. Vaughn, Chris J. Vaughn, Rick D. Vaughn, and Scott A. Vaughn.

Memorial contributions are suggest to the Pleasant Hill First Christian Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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