Homer Dee Vaughan, passed away on January 7, 2024, at the age of 82 in Wyandotte, Oklahoma. He was born on August 29, 1941, in Joplin, Missouri to his loving parents, William H. and Patricia (Van Hook) Vaughan.
Serving in the Marines was among Homer's proudest achievements, during which he displayed unwavering dedication and loyalty to his country.
Outside of his professional life as a dedicated machinist for Cardinal Scales, Homer had a variety of hobbies and interests that brought him immense joy, deer hunting, fishing, camping cooking and spending time with his beloved family. Despite not being a football enthusiast himself, he hosted Super Bowl parties to bring people together and create lasting memories.
Even at the age of 82, he could remember everyone's birthday, never failing to make loved ones feel special and cherished on their special day. He lived life on his own terms, being a bit stubborn at times, but was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
Homer was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife Evelyn Vaughan and great granddaughter Makiah. He is survived by his children Patricia Reed, Cynthea Anderson (Cole) and fiancé Donovan Cole, and Tonya Evans. His passing also leaves behind his siblings Wanda Galyan and Carolyn and Charles Piercefield, Kenny and Marsha Burrow. Homer will be deeply missed by his grandchildren William Vaughan, Cathren Alexander, Michael Keeney II, Zachary Keeney, Amanda Knight, Trey Houdyshell, Chelsea Houdyshell as well as numerous bonus grandchildren & great-grandchildren who held a special place in his heart.
To all who knew him affectionately as "Gampy," Homer will forever remain in their hearts as a beloved friend and family member. His warm presence, loving nature, and unforgettable spirit touched the lives of many.