H. Joseph "Joe" Vaughn, 86, of Thorntown, passed away April 12, 2021. He was born March 6, 1935 to the late Pete and Nell (Melton) Vaughn in Columbus, OH. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War. He attended Ohio State University. He was a real estate developer. Joe is survived by his wife, Brenda S. (Sparks) Vaughn; two sons, Chris (Laurie) and Brad Vaughn; a daughter, Jerilynn Knight; two sisters, Linda (Bob) Tucker and Betsy (Al) Force; 6 grandchildren and a great grandson. Private graveside services will be held at Center Valley Cemetery, Belleville. Arrangements by Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield.