AMerican Veteran 10

Leroy Vaughn Jr.

May 13, 1956 ~ August 21, 2020 (age 64)


Leroy Vaughn Jr. was born to Leroy Vaughn Sr. & Joanne Vaughn, May 13, 1956 in Portland Oregon. Leroy was one of five children (Dale, Yolanda, Tyrril, Leroy, and Kelley Vaughn).

Leroy was raised and lived in Portland, Oregon. He attended Irvington Elementary School and graduated from Grant High School. After graduating from Grant High School, he enlisted in the United States Army.

 He often attended Highland Christian Center prior to his illness. He loved his bikes & watching television on his big screens. Leroy had a passion for music, he was always listening on a stereo or his headphones nonstop. He was a sharp dresser. There was never a time you would catch him without a crease in his jeans. Leroy never met a stranger. He loved people & people loved him. Leroy had a contagious laugh & a smile that would brighten any room. 

Leroy is preceded in death by his parents, Leroy & Joanne Vaughn, two sisters, Dale Vaughn & Kelly Vaughn. He leaves to mourn and cherish his memory, two sisters Tyrril Vaughn, Yolanda Vaughn, his beloved daughter Brandy R. Jones, (1) grandson Myale Jones-Nelson,(4) nephews, Donald Davis Jr., JJ Gulledge, Demetrius Johnson & Shawntae Gulledge, (2) nieces, Sharnell Brown & Yolanda Bland. His best friend Larry Stevens. Extended siblings, Marvel Smith & Marqui Scott and a host of nephews, great nephews, nieces, great nieces, cousins, family & friends.


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 Service Program


Public Viewing
September 11, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Terry Family Funeral Home
2337 N. Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97227

Private Interment

Willamette National Cemetery
11800 Mt. Scott Blvd
Portland, OR 97086

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