Trevis Donthell Vaughn, age 31, of Elgin, Illinois, passed away suddenly October 30, 2014. He was born December 4, 1982 in Columbus Georgia, to the loving parents of John and Nicole Kemper.
Trevis was a graduate of Elgin High School, Class of 2001. He was a veteran of the United States Army, proudly serving with the 4th Infantry Division in Iraq. Upon his return, Trevis worked at the Hines Veterans Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois, where he helped homeless veterans, as he healed from his own wounds. Trevis loved to sing R&B songs, writing poems, and spending time with his loving sisters. He was a fun-loving, caring and generous person. He loved his mother and father and his sisters with all his heart.
Trevis is survived by his parents, his sisters Telena (fiancee David Minson), Tyra Kemper, nieces, Kaylin Stone and Nyla Minson, grandmother Mildred Willis, and many aunts, uncles and many cousins.
Trevis is preceded in death by his Grandfather Johnie L. Vaughn
Visitation will be Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM with services Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Madison Funeral Home 305 Park Street, Elgin, Illinois 60120. Interment with Military honors will be 1:30 PM at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois 60421. For more information call 847-741-1128.