Simmie 'Sonny' Vaught, 65, passed away March 17, 2012. Survived by his wife, Linda Vaught; sons, Jason and Brady (Courtney) Vaught; sisters, Judy (Ralph) Stefano and Mary Lou (Phillip) Bonata; mother-in-law, Hazel Jaycox; brother-in-law, Mel Carpenter; grandchildren, Raylene, Daemon, Joel, Jordon and Justus Vaught and Amory Spriggs; numerous other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Simmie and Lavena 'Tiny' Vaught; and father-in-law, Harold Carpenter. Simmie was born September 20, 1946, and was a lifetime Pueblo resident. He retired from CF&I as a millwright in the casting foundry. Simmie enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, classic cars, going to church and helping with church activities. Member of Crown of Life Lutheran Church, Outlaws Rod and Custom Car Club and Eagles Aerie # 4471. Special thanks to Dr. Bagale and staff. Viewing from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Service, 10 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Crown of Life Lutheran Church, 145 S. Abarr Dr., Pueblo West, with Pastor Mark Hayes officiating. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Online condolences,

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  1. We’re so sorry the pain and heartache that Linda and the boys and all who loved Sonny are going through. I hope you find peace knowing you will see him again, and it will be forever. We will miss him and his laugh. May God comfort you during this time of loss. Just remember, each day that passes, it’s one day closer to being with Sonny again. Take care!

  2. Dear Linda and Family,

    We are so sorry to hear of Sonny’s passing. When we think of him, we can still hear his laugh. It was a pleasure to be your neighbors for so many years. Sonny was a good man, and will be truly missed.

    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Ken & Virginia Schwitzer

  3. Sonny was a blessing to the Crown of Life family and he will be missed. Praying that God’s grace surrounds you and memories provide comfort during this time.

  4. Linda and family,
    It’s been way too long! Peggy called me Sunday morning when she saw a notice in the paper. I know he will be missed by many.


  5. Linda & Family, it’s hard to put in words the loss of a friend of 60 years. Sonny will truly be missed, especially his contiguous laugh. Death leaves a heartache, no one can heal, and love leaves a memory, no one can steal. Sonny will always live in our hearts.

  6. Dear Linda and Family,
    Sorry to hear of Simmie’s passing. Will miss him dearly. Our thoughts and prayers go to you and your family. Street rods will never be the same.. A long lost co-worker and friend forever. Heartfelt sympathy..
    God Bless,
    Phil,Kathy,Phillip,Kendall and Kaden Albano

  7. So sorry to hear of Simmie’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
    Courtney Woodka

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