Charles C. "Chuck" Vaughan





Gravestone photos courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project
Gravestone photos courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project

(July 8, 1906 - November 27, 1977)


The Lusk Herald
December 1, 1977


Charles Vaughan, 71, died Sunday

The funeral for Charles Vaughan, who died Sunday in Cheyenne, was Wednesday afternoon at the Peet Mortuary in Lusk. Vaughan was 71.

He was born in Dow City, Iowa, July 8, 1906 to Pat and Adda Vaughan. He moved to Wyoming with his family in March 1919. He grew up on a small ranch near Lance Creek.

After learning the barber trade he worked for 50 years as a barber in Wyoming and Nebraska. He returned to Lusk in 1945 and operated a barbershop here until his retirement in 1976.

Charles was a charter member of the Elks Lodge in Lusk and a member of the American Legion Club.

He is survived by three brothers, Forrest of Chehalis, Wash., Joe of Lusk, and Jim of Cleveland, Ohio. Two sisters, Wilma Wilson, Wasilla, Alaska, and Patty Welch, of Karachi Pakistan also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

The Rev. Frank Bozart officiated and music was provided by Minerva Watson, organist, and Mark Lohr who sang "How Great Thou Art" and "The Old Rugged Cross."

Pallbearers were Sven Johnson, Ted Davis, Robert Sides, Fred Sullivan, John Jassman and Terry Griffith.

Honorary pallbearers were Fred Hansen, C. E. Marvin, Al Lagerberg, John Overman, Harvey Overman, Martin Glandt, Art Joss, Cy Stafford, Everette Brooks, Judson Watson, Fred Sheaman, Clarence Mason, James Groves, J. A. McClarey, Ab DeCastro, Floyd McCleerey and T. J. Shipley.

Interment was at the Lusk Cemetery. Weiten-Dupes Post No. 4 and the Elks Lodge participated.




Related Genealogy Entries: 'Charles C. Vaughan'

Minnie Bartos (August 2, 1885 - November 11, 1954)

Myrtle Grace Batten (November 20, 1885 - December 7, 1951)

Charles Edward Colligan (February 9, 1895 - January 11, 1955)

Jennie Cordes (August 7, 1890 - December 25, 1959)

John Edmund Erlewine (December 18, 1916 - May 22, 1968)

Leo E. Eutsler (December 4, 1922 - August 22, 1950)

Frank William Fancher (February 28, 1916 - January 3, 1996)

Mabel Viola Fancher (August 18, 1913 - October 20, 1993)

Ninette Hardin (Date Unknown - July 10, 1951)

Roy Hardin (Date Unknown - April 6, 1950)

Henry Jerome Leffingwell (August 29, 1907 - March 31, 1970)

Vonda Jo Martinez (November 22, 1964 - July 17, 2014)

Sarah Virginia Moore (January 29, 1885 - June 8, 1960)

Ila K. Paulson (February 28, 1909 - June 25, 2000)

James William Paulson (November 24, 1898 - February 5, 1970)

Samuel Arthur Poff (June 19, 1876 - March 16, 1952)

Colonel Tyson Quinn (December 31, 1891 - October 8, 1955)

Joseph Clay Seifert (November 11, 1882 - January 24, 1954)

Earl E. Sides (November 27, 1899 - March 11, 1956)

Mary Ann Sides (February 3, 1934 - August 21, 2011)

Robert Allyn Sides (September 28, 1928 - May 27, 2003)

Adda May Vaughan (March 9, 1886 - November 12, 1973)

Ellen Irene Vaughan (April 24, 1915 - December 20, 1995)

Florence Francis Vaughan (March 29, 1906 - December 4, 1974)

Forest B. Vaughan (November 22, 1904 - January 19, 1982)

James H. Vaughan (October 20, 1927 - January 5, 1988)

Joseph M. Vaughan (December 8, 1913 - July 19, 1991)

Joseph Percival Patrick Vaughan (December 11, 1883 - December 24, 1945)

Mary Vaughan (February 17, 1909 - December 11, 1972)

Joseph Marion Vondra (March 17, 1894 - March 24, 1955)

Harry Leon Wampler (December 24, 1893 - October 7, 1957)

Guy Bernard Wasson (May 16, 1898 - February 5, 1955)

Patricia M. Welch (February 19, 1924 - June 22, 1982)

Robert Lee Welch (March 25, 1921 - August 14, 1978)

Cecil Wilson (Date Unknown - December 21, 1949)

David Frank Wilson (November 7, 1888 - February 6, 1972)


Related Historical Entries: 'Charles C. Vaughan'

No related entries available.






| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |


Genealogy Search

Type your search terms into the box below and his 'Search!' to begin searching the genealogy archives.




The Niobrara County Library Foundation, Inc. accepts online donations. Click to contribute via PayPal or credit/debit card.


Peruse our extensive genealogical archives, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
We are currently adding birth record information to the website, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
This resource provides an alphabetical listing of names, broken down by cemetery, of those buried in area cemeteries. This resource can assist you in locating the exact location of these grave sites.
Genealogy Links

Debbie Sturman, Director
425 South Main Street, P O Box 510
Lusk, WY 82225-0510
Phone: 307-334-3490
© 2014, Niobrara County Library