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Roy Elton McLaughlin
Jan. 1, 1957-April 6, 2024
Mountain View, California

Submitted by L. Charlene Kornmeyer

Roy Elton McLaughlin, 67, died unexpectedly April 6th. 2024, at Monument Hospital, Rapid City, SD. He was born January 1st, 1957, in Sacramento, CA. The Son of Elton B. and Charlotte G. (Stievener) McLaughlin.

Roy graduated from Norte Del Rio High School, class of 1975. Following graduation, Roy enlisted in he US Navy. Served proudly on the USS Scamp (SSN 588) and the USS Bremerton (SSN 698) between 1975-1983. After his service Roy worked for Lockheed Martin, Sunnyvale, CA for 33 years, Living in Mountain View, CA for 40 years. He had recently moved to Rapid City, SD to be closer to family.

In Addition to his parents, Roy was preceded in death by his sister, Dorsie D. Tice and brother, Raymond T. McLaughlin. Surviving are his sister, J. Clynell (Lanny) Freeman, of Midwest City, OK. Brother, James W. Sims III, of Copperopolis, CA. Brother, Douglas A. McLaughlin of Roseburg, OR and sister, L. Charlene (David) Kornmeyer of Black Hawk, SD, 15 Nieces and Nephews.

Interment will be at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, SD, July 10th, 2024, followed by a 'Celebration of Life' Service. Please refer to Kinkade Funeral Chapel Obituaries in Sturgis, SD for additional information.

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