Jesse Lee “Bim” Vaughn
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Jesse Lee “Bim” Vaughn

Jessie Lee “Bim” Vaughn

April 18, 1953 – February 4, 2019

 

On 4 February 2019 Jessie Lee Vaughn made his transition to be with the Lord at the St Mary’s hospital in Grand Rapids, MI surrounded by family and close friends.

Jessie Lee Vaughn age 65, was born in Tunica, Mississippi. Jessie was raised in the city of Benton Harbor, Michigan and graduated from Benton Harbor High school in 1971.  He attended Pilgrim Rest Church in Benton Harbor, MI. Joined the United States Navy and worked as an Electrician. Once honorably discharged from the Navy, he returned home and worked various jobs. Jessie later relocated to Grand Rapids, Michigan where he resided until he passed away.

He was a very smart and funny man. Jessie enjoyed baseball and leading the church hymns at the Metron of Belding Nursing Home.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Charlie Lee Vaughn, and Mary Ella Vaughn; grandparents; Bernard and Elvira Williams, sister Mary Lee “Rudy” Blanks, brother; Charlie Lee Vaughn Jr., uncles; Jonnie, Nathaniel and Herman.

He will be missed by his daughter, Charmaine (Johnnie) Jones, and two grandsons Travae and Johnnie Jr. Jones, brothers; Jeffery Allen “Ricky”, Daniel “Darnell” (Mae), Tony Dwayne (Lisa), sisters; Annette Marie Vaughn-Johnson, sister-in-law: Catherine “Tat”, God sister Stacy (George) Jett, aunts; Vera, Alberta, Hiwatha and a host of nephews, nieces, family and friends.

  1. May peace be with him.

    - Mrs. Catherine Vaughn and family
  2. One may say I have no place to say but I know in the hearts of hearts you’d want me to say I loved you & you loved me! No more pain and suffering! Fly high!
    Your one and only daughter CHARMAINE & Family

    - Johnnie, Charmaine , Travae & Johnnie Jones
  3. Take your rest Jessie God loved you and decided for you to join him he heaven. When I lived in Grand Rapids we would always talk of you going to see see your daughter my cousin and grandsons. You truly loved them. Rest in peace

    - Lisa Dixon-Williams

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