SHOALSBilly J. McLaughlin, 78, Shoals, passed away at 11:40 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2008, at Bedford Regional Medical Center.
Born March 31, 1929, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Bill and Maggie (Collins) McLaughlin. He married Margie Tincher and she preceded him in death in 1997.
He was a block mason.
Billy McLaughlin and wife, Paige, Lecanto, Florida
Thomas McLaughlin and wife, Betty, Thornhill, Tennesse
Bobby McLaughlin and wife, Cheryl, Mitchell
Mary Hughett, Homosassa, Florida and husband, Mike, Mitchell
Marsha Higdon and husband, Ron, Mitchell
Raymond McLaughlin, Bedford
28 great grandchildren
His parents; wife; brother, Kenny McLaughlin; and half-sister, Frances Fox, preceded him in death.
Graveside service will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at Crawford Cemetery with Pastor Bruce Baker officiating.
Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Chastain Funeral Home.