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Leon "Mack" Barber McLaughlin

Leon “Mack” B. McLaughlin, age 72 of Newburg, passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at Phelps Health in Rolla.

Mack was born February 15, 1949, in Washington DC to Emma Sanders. She preceded him in death.

Mack was a career military man, serving in the United States Army, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam and also in Korea.

Mack was a member of the Prince Hall Masons.

He was an animal lover and had a German Shepard that he named Thor. He enjoyed collecting guns but his greatest love was the time he spent with his family.

Mack is survived by two daughters, Cherita Washington and her daughter Carman of St. Louis and Roquel Norris and her sons William and  Romeo of the state of Maryland; one son Leotis Stovall of Kansas City, MO.

In addition to his mother, Mack was preceded in death by his 8 brothers.

Graveside services with full military honors will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Waynesville.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of the donors choice.

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Mack was my husbands PO and was more than fair. I too am an animal lover and cant help but wonder where Thor went?

Connie Johnson Jul 7 2021 12:00 AM

Sending prayers to the family

Candice Nelson May 23 2021 12:00 AM

I saw Mack about four yrs ago. I came in town to see my sister. He took me an my grddaughter out to lunch. Which he paid for. We had a great time. He was so happy about his home. May he RIP.

Paulette Nelson May 22 2021 12:00 AM