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Gerry Jurs Laughlin

Gerry Jurs Laughlin
  • August 10, 1952 - March 19, 2019
  • North Charleston, South Carolina

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North Charleston, SC 29406
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“Dear Alan and Eda, it is with deepest sympathy that I learned of the passing of Gerry. I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Frances Simmons - James Island, SC

“Eda and Alan,I am so sorry for your loss. Words are inadequate at a time like this. But remember that you are loved and Gerry was loved! ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Sherry Fowler - Charleston, SC

“My condolences to the Laughlin family. I pray God continues to comfort the family during this time of bereavement. May the many cherished and fond...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Lisa - SC

“Gerry and his beautiful family were our neighbors for many years.He always had a good story to tell and a smile on his face.He will be missed by many...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Peggy Westbrook - Summerville, SC

“great guy & great dancer... so sad to see this... he will be missed... Susan & Buck ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Dearest Laughlin Family-I am so saddened to hear this news. My thoughts and prayers are with you all, and may your memories bring you comfort and...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Sarah (Smock) Young - Hutchinson, MN

“Throughout my years working with Gerry, I never saw him lose his temper, or talk ill towards anyone. Gerry, you will be sorely missed my friend.TC ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Gerry will be greatly missed . I will miss all the talks we use to have at work.He would always keep you smiling ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: MICHAEL ALLEN - SUMMERVILLE, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for the family ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Joni Warder


Air Force

Gerry Jurs Laughlin, 66, of North Charleston, SC entered into eternal rest on Tuesday March 19, 2019 after a brief illness. His memorial service will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road at 11:00 am. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Gerry was born Aug. 10, 1952 in Charleston, SC. Son of the late Ralph Alfred Laughlin Jr. and Mary Eda Jurs Laughlin. He graduated from James Island High School,"Go Trojans!'' He served as a Med Tech in the Air Force Reserve during the Vietnam conflict and went on to receive his associate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Trident Tech. Recently he was employed with Boeing. As a child Gerry was a Boy Scout and once built a dune buggy with his Dad. He was certified in scuba diving, loved auto cross racing, dancing with Debbie, was a member of the Elks, and celebrated many outings with friends.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie Goode Laughlin; his mother, Eda Laughlin; his brother, Alan Laughlin; three sons, Jay Laughlin, Chris Laughlin and Russell Laughlin; daughter Ashley Warder (Adam); and six grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC, 29406.