Phillip McLaughlin (Shrimpy), passed away Thursday, May 11, 2023 after battling cancer for two and a half years. He was 71 years old. Phillip is survived by his wife Dayle of 52 years, a son Kenny, daughter Alissa (Mack), brother Jewell (Connie), grandchildren Breanna, Colton, Hailey, Kendall, Rowdy, Michael, Lyla, and Ryder. One great granddaughter Mavery. Several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Jewell and Helen McLaughlin, brother Freddie, sister Barbara Jean Langford, and nephew Michael McLaughlin.
Phillip was born August 26, 1951 in Jacksonville, Florida and graduated from Paxon High School in 1969. He went on to serve in the Florida Air National Guard for 32 years retiring in 2003 as a Senior Master Sergeant. After retirement he was a part time employee for over 10 years at Fraser Funeral Home which he thoroughly enjoyed working with Jim, Gina, and all his coworkers. He was a previous member of the Yellow Water Hunting Club, Fiftone Hunting Club, Hyde Park Mens Golf Association and current member of American Legion Post 137.
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 15, 2023 at 12:00pm in Old Plank Baptist Church, 8964 Old Plank Road, Jacksonville, Fl 32220 with Rev. Larry McGinley, Rev. David Hill and Rev. Rick Baldwin officiating followed by interment in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, 800 Hammond Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32221 with full military honors. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.