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Johny Lee Vaughn

May 14, 1945 — January 23, 2024

Leawood, Kansas


Johny Lee Vaughn, age 78, Leawood, Kansas formerly of Mound City, Kansas passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2024.  He was born in Mound City, Kansas on May 14, 1945 the son of Marion and Edna Paddock Vaughn.   He graduated from Mound City High School in the Class of 1963.  He then attended Fort Scott Community College.  He went on to finish bachelor’s degree at Pittsburg State University.  He also graduated from Elim Bible Institute in the Spring of 1992.  John was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Linda Krull on December 22, 1967.  He was drafted into the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was stationed in Germany.  Upon returning home John joined his Father-in-law Charles Cap Krull as the first agents for AFLAC in the state of Kansas.  John went on to be a great producer and manager with AFLAC and later worked as an independent agent and enjoyed success in this capacity as well.   John was a Christian Man living life by the Golden Rule.  His family was second only to his faith in the Lord Jesus.  He served on the Board at Shalom and was a member of the American Legion Hewitt New Post #248 in Mound City.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  John is survived by his wife, Linda, a son Travis Vaughn and wife Marisa, two daughters, Misty Wilson and husband Jeff, and Meaghan Benz.   Three sisters, Jeanette Kellstadt, Joan Shroyer, and Judy Poole and husband Don.    Seven grandchildren, Kylie & Jeremy, Bailey & Dakota, Ryleigh & Joey, Aubrey, Savannah, Benjamin, and Ayden. Five great grandchildren, Jala, Ariah, Daxton, Hadley, Brynlee and one coming in June.  


Memorial service will be held 11 am Saturday, February 3, 2024 at the Mound City First Baptist Church.   Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Friday, February 2 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.  Memorial contributions are suggested to Shalom Retreat Center, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kansas 66056.  Online condolences can be left at  

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Service Schedule

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Friday, February 2, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory - Mound City Chapel

319 W Chestnut St, Mound City, KS 66056

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Memorial Service

Saturday, February 3, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Mound City First Baptist Church

8424 Paine Rd, Mound City, KS 66056


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