Richard “Rick” Vaughn, 64, of Tulsa, died July 2, 2023, after a tragic automobile accident near Jacksonville, Arkansas. He was born Sept. 9, 1958, to Richard and Tressie Vaughn in Henryetta. Rick graduated from Henryetta High School with the Class of 1976.
He is survived by his daughter April Vaughn of Tulsa; a special bonus daughter, Melissa Braber of Philadelphia, PA; five grandchildren: Carmen Cobarruviaz, Ben Cobarruviaz, Summer Cobarruviaz, Lily Cobarruviaz, Kingston Cobarruviaz, Tulsa, and a special bonus grandson, Ulysses “Yuli” Braber of Philadelphia PA; two siblings, Terry Abuali (husband Abe) and Mike Vaughn (wife Kari) all of Tulsa; nieces and nephews, Sarah Abuali Matthews (husband Will Matthews), Jay C Vaughn, LuciMae E Vaughn, and his brand new great nephew, Wyatt Matthews all of Tulsa.
Rick was preceded in death by both his parents, Richard C. Vaughn and Tressie L. Vaughn Freeman of Henryetta. Also preceded in death by his grandson, Elijah Cobarruviaz.
Graveside services will be held at the Westlawn Cemetery in Henryetta July 15, 2023 at 10 a.m.. A Celebration of Life Service will be held later in the day, July 15, 2023, at 2 p.m. at God’s Shining Light Church, 9897 E 11th St, Tulsa, OK.
Services are under the care of the Rogers Funeral Home.