Melvin Lee Vaught of Miami, Okla. passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at his home. He was 61.

Lee was born November 12, 1955 in Miami, Okla. to Melvin Ernest and Leona Elizabeth (Lacy) Vaught.  He had lived in Miami most of his life and had served in the U.S. Marine Corps, he was a carpenter. He attended First Assembly of God Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Ernest Vaught.

Survivors include his daughter, Jessica Pace and husband Stewart of Neosho, Mo., a brother, Ike Vaught of Miami, Okla., two grandchildren Brandon Pace and Kristy Pace, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

No services are planned at this time. Arrangement was placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, Okla. Online condolences may be made at