Robert L. Laughlin

Friday, April 20, 2007

Robert L. Laughlin, 75, of Lyons, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2007 in Mission, Texas.

Born March 31, 1932 in Greene County, he was the son of Emerson and Nellie (Sinclair) Laughlin.

He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was retired from the Indiana State Highway Department. He was a member of the Lyons United Methodist Church, Worthington VFW Post 7117, lifetime member of Lyons American Legion Post 479, Switz City Masonic Lodge, and Lyons Eastern Star.

He is survived by: wife Linda (Brown) Laughlin; three daughters, Stacey Anderson of Casa Grande, Arizona, Susan Laughlin of Vincennes, and Sarah Laughlin of Camby; three sisters, Mary Lou Zimmerly of Switz City, Lois Jackson and Janice Herndon, both of Linton; and five grandchildren, Dustin and Will Hellums, and Jalen, Jaden and Jaren Pfoff.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant brothers, and sister Bonnie Bechtel.

A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Lyons United Methodist Church with the Rev. Don Reed officiating. Burial will be at Prairie Chapel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the David Mullis Scholarship Fund or the charity of your choice.