James Dean Vaught

February 5th 1965- February 5th 2023

James Dean Vaught, 58 a Resident of Calera for over 18 years Passed away in his home on Sunday February 5th 2023.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years and their children; Elizabeth Kay Louise Vaught of Calera Alabama, Christopher Alden Sharp of California. He is survived by his three Grandchildren. Dylan, Alexis and Sarina Sharp of California, Also by his siblings, Richard Vaught, Gerald Vaught, Sandra Dority, Ronald Vaught as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In his 58 years of living he never met a person he didn’t like or couldn’t talk to. He was very much a people person. He loved fixing his truck with his longtime neighbor and best friend Wallace Glaze of Calera Alabama.  He is proceeded in death by his Father Robert Vaught, his mother Marilyn Vaught, his brother Wayne Vaught. He is gone but he will most certainly never be forgotten. He has made a huge impact on anyone he meets as well as his family.


  1. Carol Opitz on February 18, 2023 at 3:41 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Never got to meet James, but he seemed like a great person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.