Artie Arrdeen Vaughan
For over 60 years, Arrdeen Vaughan has served the funeral industry as a funeral home owner and licensed embalmer. So many things have changed for Arrdeen. When he started in the funeral industry, he lived in the top floors of funeral homes, including his in Alvarado which he operated from the early 60's. In those days, it was also traditional for funeral directors to operate an ambulance service, which he did.
Arrdeen is a collector of antique cars, especially Early model T's while simultaneously owning a funeral car company that has sold cars all over the world!
Never one to retire, Arrdeen still serves next to his daughter, Anna Jean, and takes great pride in the tradition of excellence that is carried on by his example.