Eryian Lee Vaughan Maldonado, age 7 months, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in Fort Worth.

Eryian was born in Brownwood to Ricardo Maldonado and Sara Vaughan. Eryian was a bright young man who loved bright colors, singing songs, talking, dancing to the cotton-eye-joe, laughing and figuring out how to hold himself up. He brightened any room he went into and loved interactions with all people.

Eryian is survived by his mother, Sara Vaughan; his father, Ricardo Maldonado; brother, Tayte Maldonado; sisters, Mahli and Nova Maldonado; grandma and grandpa April and Ladd Vaughan of Brownwood, Roy Maldonado of Brownwood, and Chris and Rhonda Louviere of Bangs.

He was preceded in death by great-grandmother Julia Maldonado; and great-grandparents Avis & Lee Vaughan.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6 in the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with Ron Keener officiating.