Willie C. Vaughn, born April 6th, 1944 to the union of Callie Wilder and Clarence Vaughn Jr. passed peacefully on October 15th, 2020 at the age of 76. He was born in Atlanta, GA. Willie later moved to Toledo, Ohio where he attended Macomber Vocational High School. He married the love of his life, Karen on June 25th, 1983.
In his early years, Willie was a member of the Unlimited Four and had four records on Billboard. From there he went on to a career at Sears, Roebuck and Co. where he retired after 32 years of service.
Willie was the life of the party! He enjoyed playing Backgammon, Euchre, and Connect Four with family and friends. His love for cars and motorcycles led him to become a founding member of Toledo Harley Boys and Girls Club.
Willie is preceded in death by his parents. He leaves to cherish his memory, Karen his loving & devoted wife; sons, Willie II (Mickey) and Brandon; grandchildren, Donovan, Dorian, and Dylan; siblings, Myron (Ethel), Arthur (Frieda), David (Andrea), and Linda; and a host of nieces, nephews and dear friends.
The family will receive guests on Friday, October 23, 2020 from 3 – 7:00 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home – Southwest Chapel, 4752 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo. Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorable contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. www.ALZ.org
Thanks to Kathy at Heartland Hospice of Ohio, Q, and Sam for taking great care of Willie. Also a special thanks to Aayan; his very best buddy.
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