Anderson Vaughn

February 11, 1961 ~ January 7, 2021 (age 59)


Anderson Vaughn, also known as "Chicago" & "Pops", sadly passed away unexpectedly Thursday, January 7, 2021. He was born February 11, 1961 in Helena, Arkansas and raised in Hayti, Missouri. He was 1 of 9 children of Anderson Vaughn and Lubertha Henderson. Anderson left Missouri and moved to Chicago where he resided for many years with other family and friends.  He even had his own restaurant. Vaughn was an excellent cook who loved to be with his Family and Friends. Later in life he moved to Springfield, Ohio to be with his son, Anderson Williams Jr. 

Anderson "Chicago" Vaughn had a very infectious laugh that would light up the darkest room. With all he endured in his life, he never complained. He always offered a hand to others who needed a helping hand, no matter the day or night. He was always generous and kind to others and grateful every day in his life for what he had. He truly walked every day by faith and not by sight.  He will truly be missed by friends and family.

Anderson is survived by his beautiful 14 children: (Daughters) Tonya Anthony Vaughn, April Vaughn, Shianna Vaughn, Titania Vaughn, Andrill Vaughn & Michelle Stevenson. (Sons) Anderson Williams Jr, Chris Lee Perry, Terry Johnson, Donavon Vaughn, Darius Vaughn, Prentice Wilson, and 2 daughters-in-law. (Brothers and Sisters) Dianne Herrod, Ezell Vaughn, Mary Johnson, Ben Simpson Jr, Dennis Simpson, Corey Simpson, Anthony Simpson, and Sheila Vaughn. He had 30+ grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He had lots of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Vaughn also had many aunts and uncles: Uncle Frank of Little Rock, Arkansas. Uncle Henry, Uncle Roosevelt of Portageville, Missouri, Aunt Mandy, Aunt Juanita, and Aunt Margaret of Portageville, Missouri. Anderson also leaves to morn his passing, a special friend, Lurie Barringer of Hayti, Missouri & a special cousin Milli.

Anderson is proceeded in death by his parents Lubertha Henderson and Anderson Vaughn, a sister Sheila Vaughn and two children.

His celebration of life will be Wednesday January 20, 2021 from 12-1 pm at Robert C. Henry-Clark Funeral Home.  He will be laid to rest in peace next to his beloved Mother who passed in 2019 at Evergreen Cemetery in Hayti, Missouri.  Services will be handled by J.W. German Funeral Home in Hayti, Missouri.


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January 20, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Robert C. Henry-Clark Funeral Home
527 Robert C. Henry Way (527 S. Center Street)
Springfield, OH 45506

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