Jessie L. Vaughn, Jr., 68, of Tucson, passed away on January 12, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. Jessie was born in Tempe, AZ on March 23, 1946 to Jessie L. Vaughn, Sr. and Myrtle Vaughn. He spent most of his life in Arizona and retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service. Jessie is survived by his mother Myrtle Vaughn of Safford; sister Edna Stumbo of Bisbee; brother Danny Vaughn of Safford; children Denise Vaughn (Cliff Davis) of Tucson and Jessie Steven Vaughn (Renee Seekell) of Tucson; and many nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father Jessie L. Vaughn, Sr. and wife of 21 years, Geraldine Vaughn. Jessie enjoyed life and making memories with his family, grandchildren and all of the wonderful friends he made along the way. He will be greatly missed. A viewing for Jessie will be held on Saturday, January 17, 2015 beginning at 10:00 a.m. and funeral service will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the Caldwell Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in the Safford Cemetery.