William J. McLaughlin

April 8, 1925 - May 30, 2016

William J. McLaughlin, 91, of Moundsville, passed away Monday, May 30, 2016 at Acuity Health Care in Belmont Hospital.

He was born April 8, 1925, a son of the late Bill and Ann (Whisle) McLaughlin. William was a Catholic by faith. he was a WWII, Army Veteran and later retired from the A & P Tea Company after 44 years of service. William enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and woodworking.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife, Edna “Bettie” (2010) and two brothers, Bernard and Eugene.

Surviving are his two children, Barry McLaughlin of Parkersburg and Bunni Doyle of Glen Dale; two granddaughters, Amanda Doyle and Samantha Curry, and two great-granddaughters, Lauren and Ciaran, who loved to make their Pappy Mack laugh.

Memorial contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund in C/O www.TreasuredMemoriesFunding.com.

Condolences may be offered to the family at carechapel.com.


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  • June 05, 2016
    Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of William J. McLaughlin, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete. I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of..... US Army WW II Veteran, William J. McLaughlin, “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †