The Town of Cedar Bluff is mourning the loss of a Police Department Investigator after he suffered medical complications on Friday morning.
The following statement was released from Cedar Bluff Mayor Tammy Crane and Police Chief Brody Moses:
It is with great sadness that Mayor Crane, The Town of Cedar Bluff, and Cedar Bluff Police Department must announce the passing of Sgt. Christopher Michael Vaughn. Sgt. Vaughn passed away after medical complications while on duty on April 1, 2022. Sgt. Vaughn began his law enforcement career with Leesburg Police Department in 2009 and served with Cedar Bluff Police Department since 2015.
The hard work and dedication of Sgt. Vaughn will be greatly missed by his fellow officers and the residents of Cedar Bluff. Sgt. Vaughn worked tirelessly to serve the residents of Cedar Bluff. Sgt. Vaughn was an excellent example of a law enforcement professional and was highly respected by all other law enforcement in the area.
Please keep the family, friends, and co-workers in your prayers. Arrangements will be announced at a later date.
Mr. Christoper Michael Vaughn, 38 of Fort Payne, passed away Friday April 1st 2022.
Funeral services will be held 2PM, Thursday April 7th, at Perry Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mark Cosby, Richard Nix, and Dalton Cosby officiating. Burial will follow in Walker’s Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12 until 2PM at the funeral home.
Pall bearers will include Dalton Cosby, Brian Gilliland, Brody Moses, Brian Griffith, Cody Biggs, Shane Butler, Michael Wynn, and Dwight Barrentine.
Honorary Pallbearers will include all Law Enforcement of Cherokee County.
He is survived by his wife, Ariel Henderson Vaughn; sons, Brayden Michael Vaughn and Bradley Thomas Vaughn; parents, Gary and Nancy Vaughn, Keith and Kelly Henderson; brother, Nick Vaughn, a host of nieces and nephews Good Friends, Dalton Cosby, Brian Gilliland, Brody Moses, Brian Griffith, Cody Biggs, and many more.
Chris was a respected police officer for the City of Cedar Bluff and will be missed by many.
The family requests no flowers, however donations may be made to the Chris Vaughn Memorial Scholarship Fund at Alabama Teacher’s Credit Union.
Perry Funeral Home Directing.