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Robert L Laughlin

October 21, 1930 ~ January 16, 2018 (age 87)

Robert L. Laughlin, 87, of Greenwood, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018. He was born to the late George and Nora Laughlin in Indianapolis in October 1930.

Robert worked for Phyllis Collins in the drywall business for 40+ years, retiring in 1982. He was also a race care driver at the speedrome in Indianapolis. He loved to sit back and people watch. Although, racing was his all time favorite thing to do.

Robert leaves behind his loving wife, Datha Laughlin of Greenwood; two children, Rhonda Goar of Greenwood, and Mark McKinney of Cloverdale; a sister, Lois Cox of Tennessee; a brother, Jack Laughlin of Florida; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Robert was preceded in death by his two brothers, four sisters, and daughter, Debbie Laughlin.

A visitation will be held on Saturday February 10th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a memorial service at 1 p.m. at Suburban Baptist Church. Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel.