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Sam Vaughn

Feb 24th, 1970 - Jan 20th, 2019

Burial will take place in Floral Garden of Memories Cemetery in Flora at a later date.


     Samuel Bruce Vaughn Jr., age 48, of Olney, Illinois, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019, at his home.

     He was born February 24, 1970, in Centralia, the son of Samuel Bruce Vaughn Sr. and Betty May (Foutch) Vaughn.  He married Chasity Dawn Hamilton on February 9, 2009, and she preceded him in death August 26, 2017.

     Sam had worked as a welder.  He enjoyed fishing, and was a devoted husband and father.

     He is survived by a daughter: Lorraine Lynn Vaughn; sister: Dianna Rainey (husband Robert) of Sherwood, Arkansas; nephews and niece: Chanc Rainey, Jessika Rainey, and Austin Rainey; great-nieces and great-nephews: Jelissa Rainey, Jeradyn Rainey, Xzander Rainey, Chandler Rainey, and Lychelle Martin; father-in-law and mother-in-law: Stuart and Tressa Hamilton of Flora; and Chasity’s daughter: Ariel Marie Hamilton.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister: Teresa Smith; and a great-niece: Joselin Rainey.

     Burial will take place in Floral Garden of Memories Cemetery in Flora at a later date.  Arrangements are in the care of Frank & Bright Funeral Home.   To share a condolence, visit


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January 25th

Rest In Peace buddy go see and be with your wife

The Renfrows

January 25th

So sorry for your loss. Sam was a great friend as well as husband and father. Sam will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Tressa Hamilton

January 25th

We are all going to miss you Sam. Rest in peace. We love you!


January 25th

RIP Sam my prayers to the family for peace and comfort

Kaylee hamilton

January 25th

Sam u will be missed


January 25th

i am going to miss u dad but i bet u r having the best life up their with mom love u so much u miss be greatly missed fly high dad

The Colemans

January 25th

RIP Sam you were a good friend. Prayers for your family.

Ervin pip Elliston

January 25th

I love you so much and I will deeply miss you Sambo... Love your cousin Evin Elliston Jr. A.k.A. Pip....

Russell and Denise

January 25th

Sorry to hear of your loss. God's Blessings.

January 26th

I am so sorry for your loss of your husband dad and brother he was a good guy

January 27th

So young - So Sorry!

Sam Vaugjn Family

January 25th

RIP Sam.. You will be missed. God needed another Angel and you earned those Wings. Our deepest Condolences to you Diana and Lori and all the rest of the Family. Lord we ask that wrap your comforting arms around this family through this difficult time. God Bless.. All our love, jim & Shannon Owens

February 7th

Rest in peace Sam !!! You will be missed tell Chasity and Josh hi for me !!



Rhonda Baker Sullens
Rob and Shelley Hunt
John Spitzner and Mary Hutchens
Candy Herrin
Ryan & Jessica Muskopf
Linda Long
Dustin, Julie, Jordan, Xavier Hamilton
Nancy and Wes Cochran
Rick and Trudy Stanford
The Colemans
Kaylee hamilton
Krystal & Darin
Carla Colclasure


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