James Arlo Laughlin

Class of 1944

1944 Graduation Edition
Perry Daily Journal
James Arlo Laughlin

– was born in Stillwater 18 years ago. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Laughlin, 315 Seventh street and attended grade school at both Cushing and Perry.

He is a member of the Letterman’s club, Alpha Eta, and DeMolay and was a member of the student council in 1940-41.

He played football for two years and was a letterman.

Laughlin expects to enter the navy after his graduation from high school and hopes to attend college after the war is over.

James Arlo Laughlin

March 6, 1926 – January 15, 2017

Jim Laughlin longtime Kay county resident passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017, in Ponca City, OK. He was 90 years of age.

Jim was born March 6, 1926, in Stillwater, OK to Arlo A. and Katherin Sechrest Laughlin.

Jim grew up in Noble County and he married the Love of his life Nadine Milliron on June 6, 1950, in Perry, OK and they made their home in Ponca City, OK.

Jim served a tour of Duty in the U.S. Navy, after his honorable Discharge he went to work for Conoco and he retired in 1981 with over 35 years of service. Jim enjoyed playing golf, traveling and fishing. He was also a past member of the Huff – Minor American Legion Post 14, Moose Lodge and the Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include: wife Nadine of the Home; 2 sons: Terry and wife, Patty Laughlin, of Cedar Hill, TX and Mike and wife, Leetta Laughlin, of Ponca City, OK; 2 grandchildren: Cory Laughlin and Aaron Laughlin; and 7 Great grandchildren.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents and 1 grandson, Steven Laughlin.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, January 19, 2017, at Grace Memorial Chapel with Chaplin Mike Sweetman officiating. Interment will follow in the Longwood Cemetery.