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Desmond Roy Vaughn, 67, of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017. He was born on May 25, 1950 in Burbank, California to Roy Richard Vaughn and Rosa Lee (Pierce) Vaughn where he grew up and attended public schools. He graduated from Thousand Oaks High School with the class of 1968.
Desi met the love of his life and best friend, Mari Berg, and they were married on February 8, 1972 in Thousand Oaks, California. They shared more than 45 years of life and marriage together. When Desi and Mari married, they knew it would be forever; he is the only man she has ever loved.
He had worked for Kerr-McGee Uranium and Oil Exploration; Arkhola Sand and Gravel as a blaster and driller; and lastly, at Graham Packaging as a blow mold technician from which he retired in 2012.
Desi will always be remembered as an avid fisherman and his favorite hobby was scuba diving. He always considered Cozumel his home away from home.
He was greatly loved and will be dearly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Rosa Vaughn; and his daughter, Shannon Vaughn.
Desi is survived by his wife, Mari, of the home; daughter, Theresa Wuest and husband James; granddaughters, Aerianna Dawn Young and Keira Lynn Wuest, all of Manassas, VA; sisters, Sandy Bean of Tucson, AZ, Shana Devilbiss of Phoenix, AZ; along with other family members and friends.
The family will receive friends from 2PM-6PM, Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Cornerstone Funeral Home.
There will be no other services planned.
Cremation services provide by Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory; 1830 N. York St., Muskogee, OK. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.
Published on September 20, 2017
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