R. A. McLaughlin

November 8, 1944 - August 15, 2018


R. A. McLaughlin was born on November 8, 1944 in Thomas, OK to William and Wilma McLaughlin. He went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in Weatherford, OK. He married Donna Conklin and they had two children. He married Judy Knapp Graumann in 1991. They had two sons. R.A. worked for the oilfields and the Watonga Police Department & Sherriff's Department. He worked for many years as a barber.

R.A. is preceded in death by his parents, William and Wilma McLaughlin, and one nephew, Doug Hoar, his first wife, Donna McLaughlin.

R.A. is survived by his wife Judy McLaughlin of Watonga, OK, his sons, Tyler McLaughlin of Watonga, OK, Dusty McLaughlin of Thomas, OK, Rick Graumann of Mobile, AL, his daughter, Kristi Highwalker and husband Richard of Calumet, OK, his sister, Nova Hoar and husband Kay of Watonga, OK, four grandchildren, Kourtney Haynes, Keith Wharry, Savannah McLaughlin, Malachi McLaughlin, six great grandchildren, as well as many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607


Graveside Services: Watonga IOOF Cemetery, Saturday, 11:00 AM, August 18, 2018, Watonga, OK

Officiating: Richard and Kristi Highwalker

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Geary, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com, turnerfh.net, or you can find us on facebook.com (Turner Funeral Homes).