Robert Vaught


Robert Dean Vaught (Bob), 71, of Trafalgar, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014.

Bob was born in Hendricks County to Dean and Goldie Vaught on July 15, 1942. He attended Lizton High School, where he enjoyed playing basketball and baseball, and graduated in 1960. He attended Butler University. Bob began his career at Associates Life Insurance and then went on to work at American States Insurance, where he worked for 30 years before retiring as Second Vice President, Agency Interface, in 1998. He enjoyed golfing, fishing on Lamb Lake, IU and Butler basketball, and was an avid reader. He and his wife enjoyed traveling and took many trips in the states and abroad.

Bob is preceded in death by his father and mother, Dean and Goldie Vaught, as well as three sisters, Shirley Ann, Sharon Kay and Sandra Sue, and his stepson Doug Maddock.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Vaught of Trafalgar; his children, Jeffery Vaught (Kelli), Mark Vaught (Heather), Vicki Myers (Steve) and David Maddock; his brother, William Vaught Chris); his niece Julie Williams (Bob); brother-in-law, Steve Ehrlich; and nine grandchildren.

The family will be having a private memorial in his honor at 5 p.m. today at Salem United Methodist Church in Zionsville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to The American Heart Association or American Lung Association.

Allen Funeral Home, 4155 S. Old Highway 37 in Bloomington, is handling the arrangements and condolences may be left on Bob’s guestbook at

Bob was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be missed by his family and friends.