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Morris Vaughn

Morris Leo Vaughn Jr., 52, of Harrodsburg, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Born in 1966 in Illinois, he was the son of Betty (Richard) Steele of Harrodsburg and the late Morris Leo Vaughn.

He worked for 30 years for the City of Harrodsburg Streets and Parks Department never having intentions of retiring. He loved the city of Harrodsburg and truly worked for the people and would say he felt good about his job because he was able to talk with the public and make a difference. He coached youth football, basketball, baseball and had coached girls’ softball at Burgin School.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: fiancée Bonnie Compton of Harrodsburg; two sons, Jason (Brittany) Michael Vaughn and Austin (Mariah) Casey Vaughn; two brothers, Scottie (Jennifer) Vaughn and George Vaughn; one sister Marsha (Nathanial) Perez; four grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home with Trent Baker and Zeke Edwards officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Pallbeares will be Jeff Reardon, Clint Compton, Cody Compton, Brian May, Scott Vaughn, Bentley Jones, and Kevin Worthington.

Honorary pallbearers will be Zeke Edwards, Charlie Mattingly, Carter Logue, Gerald Dunn and Kevin Perkins.

Visitation from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday and after 7 a.m. on Saturday at the Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Ephraim McDowell Commonwealth Cancer Center, 520 Techwood Drive, Suite 100, Danville, KY 40422 for the purpose of providing snacks to Chemotherapy Patients while receiving treatment.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

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