Adrian Vaughn, 71, of Lake Charles died at 10:58 PM Wednesday, October 27, 2010 in a local hospital.
Mr. Vaughn was born April 12, 1939 in Opelousas, LA and had lived in Lake Charles for the past fifty years. He was a 1957 graduate of DeRidder High School and attended McNeese State College and Southwestern Louisiana Institute. Adrian worked for forty years for Lyondell Corporation and retired as a lab technician. He loved to ride his Harley Davidson and also enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Survivors include his fiance'e, Tina Dickerson of Lake Charles; two daughters, Melinda Vaughn Brooks and husband Scott of Lafayette, LA and Cathy Vaughn Castille and husband Vince of Moss Bluff; two sons, Adrian "Skip" Vaughn, II of Conroe, TX and Michael Jason Vaughn and wife Veronica of Sulphur, LA; the mother of his children, Barbara Vaughn; one brother, Ray Vaughn and wife Nancy of DeRidder, LA; sister, Carolyn Dukick and husband Paul of Harker Heights, TX; and nine grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Leila Vaughn and brother, Walter Vaughn, Jr.
His funeral will be held at 10:00 AM on Sunday, October 31, 2010 at the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Monsignor Charles Dubois will officiate. Graveside service will be at 2:00 PM on Sunday in Beauregard Memorial Cemetery in DeRidder, Louisiana under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will begin on Saturday from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a rosary at 6:00PM. Visitation will continue on Sunday from 8:00 AM until the start of the service.
Pallbearers for the service will be Scott Brooks, Zack Brooks, Hunter Brooks, Vince Castille, Collin Castille, and Conner Castille. Honorary pallbearers will be the friends of Bill W.