Leslie Vaughn of Blue Ball, Arkansas, born November 3, 1956 to Leon and Fayreen Vaughn, went to be with the Lord and Savior, Monday, September 30, 2019 in Little Rock, Arkansas surrounded by his entire family. He was a born again Christian, Master Mason, Perpetual Member of the William J. Parks Lodge # 376 F&AM, and Eastern Star Chapter #580.
At an early age he began working in the log-woods with his Dad. He was a steel erector for Johnny Ward, an auto mechanic at Limbocker Automotive, Brown Motor Company, and owner/operator of Waldron Automotive, as well as a cattle farmer.
After receiving his first BB Gun his love of hunting began. He continued the tradition with his son, grandsons and brother. He loved nature, running his dogs, observing wildlife, family vacations, and Sunday afternoon dinners at "Granny's".
Les was kind, generous, and believed in helping others. He was a man of honor and integrity. Leaving a legacy to his nieces and nephews:
Kerry and Scott Stark, Angie Vaughn, Kristin and John Haggard, Racheal and Dustin McKibbin, Brandon and Mary Lunsford, Abbi Stark, Katy Stark, Lexi Haggard, Hannah and Logan Taylor, Mathew Crumpler, Charlie Taylor, and Aibilene Taylor.
Les will be missed by all that knew him and the many lives he touched, his aunts, uncle, cousins, extended family and dear friends and neighbors.
Leaving behind to cherish his memory is his wife of 42 years, Glenda, one son, Chris Vaughn and wife Calista of Blue Ball. Papa will forever remain in the hearts of his grandchildren: Madison Miller, Dakota and Damon Vaughn. Les is also survived by his mother, Fayreen Vaughn of Dutch Creek as well as his siblings: Maxine Wiscour, Jeffery Vaughn, Melissa Lunsford and husband Steve, and Tony Vaughn and wife Diane.
Les is preceded in death by his father, Leon "Tanker" Vaughn, one nephew Anthony and one brother in law, James Wiscour.
The life celebration of Les will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the Eqypt Freewill Baptist Church in Blue Ball, Arkansas with Rev. Tom Garrison and Bro. Zack Hale officiating. Interment will follow in the Egypt Cemetery. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. where the family will receive friends.
Les' pallbearers will be nephews Scott Stark, Dustin McKibbin, John Haggard, Brandon Lunsford, Logan Taylor, and Matthew Crumpler; and twin grandsons, Dakota and Damon Vaughn. Honorary pallbearers will be Roger Owens, Donnie Yandell, Rusty Defoor, Todd Rood, Wendell Limbocker, Mike Hamner and Lonnie Apple.
And if any man will sue thee at the law and take away thy coat let him have thy cloak also.
And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him two. Give to him that asketh thee and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.