OBITUARY

Donald Steve McLaughlin Sr.

3 August, 19439 March, 2021
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Donald Steve McLaughlin, Sr., 77, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 in Jacksonville, FL where he was born and raised .

Attended Robert E. Lee High School, retired from Seaboard Coastline Railroad, SCI Corporation, Saber Management and May River Corp.

Served in the UNITED STATES AIR FORCE. His duty assignments included Air Policeman and the Dyess Air Force Base Rifle Team.

Enjoyed watching all sporting events. Participated in the following sports with passion; golfing, fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, water sports and snow skiing. He loved traveling, reading, spending time with his family, neighbors and friends.

Donald was married to his loving wife Suzanne McLaughlin for 46 years.

Preceded in death by Mother, Marie McLaughlin; Father, William McLaughlin; brothers, Robert, Billy, and Jerry McLaughlin.

Survived by his wife, Suzanne McLaughlin; daughter, Nancy (Charlie) Rouse; son, Donald McLaughlin, Jr; sister, Ruth McLaughlin; nieces, nephews, sister-in-laws, brothers-in-laws, cousins, and many close neighbors and friends.

Memorial Service 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 7th at Hardage-Giddens Riverside Memorial Park & Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32205, www.hgriversidefuneralhome.com, officiated by Rev. Tim McDaniels. Interment with Military honors and reception to immediately follow the service.

Services

  • Memorial Service

    Wednesday, 7 April , 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, 7 April , 2021

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Karen Mathews

6 April 2021

Donnie was an amazing brother in law. I always knew he was there if I needed him to listen or give advice. I enjoyed spending time with him at our family functions. He had such a strong spirit and showed what a fighter he was this past year. He will be missed dearly. Rest In Peace ❤️

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