Leon Ellis Vaughn Jr.

New Orleans, Louisiana


New Orleans, Louisiana


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Leon Ellis Vaughn, Jr. passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at the age of 52. Born and raised in New Orleans, Leon attended Bell Junior High School and John McDonough High School. He worked for Coca-Cola for many years before moving to San Francisco, CA. No matter how bad a situation was, Leon was always able to come out of it with a smile. Leon is survived by his mother Ms. Beverly Riley, daughter Leon'na Vaughn, sisters: Tiffany Riley, Javetta Franklin, Michelle Vaughn, Catina Franklin, Centrell Franklin, Dana Johnson, Shontae Flowers, and Chandra Hunt; brothers: Christopher Vaughn, Terrance Vaughn, and Calvin Franklin; his nephews Marquis and Cornell Riley and a host of other family and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Celebration of Life Service on Friday, August 9, 2019 for 1:30 p.m. at The Boyd Family Funeral Home, 5001 Chef Menteur Hwy., New Orleans, LA 70126. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. Pastor Charles Duplessis, officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Guestbook Online: www.anewtraditionbegins.com (504) 282-0600. Linear Brooks Boyd and Donavin D. Boyd Owners/Funeral Directors.

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To this family, (my family),
In was saddenned to read about, the "Homegoing", of my little cousin, whom I did not know. I will continue to lift you all up in prayer.
Gloria A. Coleman-Brown

Condolences for the lost of my big cousin lil Leon. I still remember you calling grand momma house at Christmas times from California wishing us happy holidays and speaking to us all checking on all your family in New Orleans. I will always remember your love for family.

To my big brother Leon you will always and forever in my heart.Take your rest God needed you more, but you will truly be loved and missed forever. Love r Lil Sister Catina Franklin and Family.

Sorry.for your lost remember GOD will
comfort and keep you