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David "Chigger" Vaughn

December 10, 1944 ~ July 22, 2022 (age 77)

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Obituary

Mr. David “Chigger” Vaughn, age 77, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Friday, July 22nd, 2022 at 11:50 PM at The Medical Center of Franklin, KY.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 24th from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM and on Monday, July 25th from 6:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 25th at 1:00 PM with burial to follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, KY. 

Chigger was born on December 10, 1944 in Simpson County, KY to the late, Aubrey Vaughn and the late, Evelyn Caudill Vaughn.  He is also preceded in death by 3 brothers, Cecil Vaughn, Buddy Vaughn and Larry Wayne Vaughn.

He is survived by 4 children, Eric Vaughn (Susan) of Franklin, KY, Shane Vaughn of Atlanta, Ga, Angie Vaughn of Franklin, KY and Christopher Snyder (Kourtney) of Franklin, KY; 5 grandchildren, Kaide Vaughn, Taigan Vaughn, Josie Bagles, Ivy Snyder and Ravin Snyder; and his beloved dog, Bud.

Chigger was a member of Orlinda Church of Christ in Orlinda, TN.  He was a 1962 graduate of Franklin-Simpson High School in Franklin, KY.  Chigger was in the Kentucky National Guard.  He was a member of the American Legion Post#62 and the AMVets.  Chigger was retired from farming and construction work.  He owned Poor Boys Farm and D. Vaughn Construction Company.  Chigger enjoyed farming, working with his cattle, mowing and playing pool.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Rosie Foundation, P.O. Box 301, Franklin, KY 42135-0301.  Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home. 

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is www.gilbertfhonline.com.  The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.  The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
July 24, 2022

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Visitation
Monday
July 25, 2022

6:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Funeral Service
Monday
July 25, 2022

1:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Interment following funeral service
Monday
July 25, 2022

Greenlawn Cemetery
420 Cemetery Street
Franklin, Ky 42134

Donations

The Rosie Foundation
P.O. Box 301, Franklin KY 42135-0301

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