William C. Vaughan 1951 - 2016

William C. Vaughan passed away on Thursday, January, 28th at Truman VA Hospital, Columbia, MO. after a long illness. He was born on April 5th, 1951 to Earl and Jane Vaughan, who precede him in death. He is survived by his loving wife, Christine, of 39 years of their home in Lewistown, MO, and his brother Earl, Basehor, KS. Willie graduated from Tonganoxie High School in 1969 and joined the Army where he proudly served two tours in Vietnam, where he was awarded numerous purple hearts. He received a liver transplant in 2002 and has donated his body to medical science. In memory, he would like his family and friends to consider organ donation to save the lives of others. Willie will be greatly missed.