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William Holdsworth Vaughn
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Obituary for William Holdsworth Vaughn

William Holdsworth Vaughn
1935-2018

William Holdsworth Vaughn, 82, Overland Park, Kansas (formerly of Kimberling City and St. Joseph, Missouri) died April 22, 2018.
He was born May 29, 1935, to William A. “Jack” Vaughn and Mary Morgett Vaughn in Paris, Missouri.
He married Sharon Jo Roderick on June 9, 1957.
William was a proud Mizzou graduate, class of 1957. He was a retired employee of the Hillyard Chemical Company of St. Joseph, and a retired Commander of the United States Navy. He also was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church and involved with the St. Joseph Swim Club. In Kimberling City, he was committed to Christian Associates and the Kimberling City United Methodist Church.
He enjoyed reading, fishing, going to the symphony, and being a father and a grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and daughter, Dianne Vaughn Meier.
Survivors: daughters, Melissa Anthony and Lynne Harman; grandchildren, Sarah Nixon, Brooks Anthony, Addison Anthony, Bennett Harman and Claire Harman.
Farewell Services 1:00 P.M. Friday, First Presbyterian Church of St. Joseph. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. The family will gather with friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial service at Kimberling City United Methodist Church 10:00 A.M. Saturday, June 9. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Kimberling City United Methodist Church, 57 Kimberling City Center Lane, Kimberling City, Missouri 65686, or First Presbyterian Church, 301 N. 7th St., St. Joseph, Missouri 64501. Online guestbook and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

27

Apr

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church

301 North 7th Street
St. Jospeh, MO 64501

Memorial Service

Friday

27

Apr

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church

301 North 7th Street
St. Jospeh, MO 64501

Memorial Service

Saturday

9

Jun

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kimberling United Methodist Church

57 Kimberling Blvd.
Kimberling City, Missouri 65686

Cemetery Details

Location

Mount Olivet Cemetery

St. Joseph, MO


Memorial Contribution

First Presbyterian Church

Kimberling United Methodist

57 Kimberling Blvd.
Kimberling City, Missouri 65686
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