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Bobby Gene Vaughn

May 19, 1935 — April 2, 2019

Bobby Gene Vaughn, 83, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas formerly of Itta Bena, Mississippi departed this life on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in Salem, Arkansas. Bobby was born to the late Brewer Vaughn and Mattie Dale (Goodson) Vaughn on May 19, 1935 in Calhoun County, Mississippi.

Bobby was the owner/operator of ABC Auto Sales in Salem, Arkansas for twenty five plus years. Bobby was a past member of the Elks Lodge in Jonesboro, Arkansas and was of the Baptist faith. Bobby was the happiest at either his car lot or on the Vonderosa deck watching the deer. He was a loving son, brother, father, grandfather, great grandfather, companion and friend.

Bobby leaves to mourn his passing; longtime companion, Phyllis Wiggins of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas; two sons, Rusty Vaughn and wife Susie of Argyle, Texas and Ron Vaughn of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas; three grandchildren, Ryan Vaughn, Lauren Vaughn and Carli Odle and husband Michael of Highland Village, Texas; two great grandchildren, Kinley and Hudson Odle of Highland Village, Texas; sister, Blondean Minyard of Greenwood, Mississippi; many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters (Maxine Crowson and Nadean Fitzpatrick) and brother (Thomas Vaughn).

Visitation will be 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas. An additional visitation will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home in Greenwood, Mississippi. Funeral services will begin after visitation at 2:00 P.M. at Wilson Knight Funeral Home. Service will be officiated by Bro. Richard Fitzpatrick. Interment will be in the Itta Bena City Cemetery in Itta Bena, Mississippi. Memorials may be made to a children’s charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, April 6, 2019

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Wilson and Knight Funeral Home

, Greenwood, MS

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Wilson and Knight Funeral Home

, Greenwood, MS

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Interment

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Itta Bena City Cemetery

, Itta Bena, MS 38941

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