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Michael Ray Laughlin

September 15, 1945 - September 29, 2023
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Lake Robinson
2544 Mays Bridge Road, Greer, SC, 29651
Greer, SC 29651
864 895 3645 | Map
Friday 10/6, 4:00 pm

 

At the kind request of the family, please have all memorials and flowers delivered to his granddaughter’s home:

 

The Laughlin Family

c/o Skylar Johnson

134 Weisser Lane

Lyman, SC 29365

Michael “Mike” Ray Laughlin, beloved father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, and racer, passed away on September 29, 2023, at the age of 78. Born on September 15, 1945, in Augusta, Georgia, he has resided in Greenville, South Carolina for the past 49 years. Mike, as he was affectionately known, attended Butler High School in Augusta, whereContinue Reading

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Chris Everette left a message on December 19, 2023:
I'm sorry for the lateness of this. Im am so sorry to hear about Mike's passing. I can fondly remember getting cars and parts for my fathers cars during the 80's and 90's Never to busy to talk or offer solutions. RIP.
Sue Beverly McCoy left a message on October 14, 2023:
Lived in Greenville in 1978 and 1979, became great friends with Mike and Gail though my Sister in law (Charlotte Gainey) . We had some of the best times together. Mike will surely be miss by all who knew him. My thoughts and prayers are with his precious Children and Grandchildren 🙏🙏RIP Mike 🙏🙏🙏
Lisa Patterson left a message on October 13, 2023:
Hey Gail, Wendy and Kim! I was thinking about you all and just googled Gail's name and I found your Dad's obituary. I am so sorry to see you lost your Dad. I know he was your rock. Please reach out to me. I would love to get together with you all!
Adams Bros Racing left a message on October 7, 2023:
We always enjoyed talking with Mike at the race shop. Sharing his knowledge and listening to what he told us. A great man with a wealth of wisdom and knowledge for racing that will be truly missed. We want to send our prayers and love to Mike Jr., Wendy, Shelia. Thanks for the years Randy, Kenny, Brian, Gary, Jennifer, Braxton, Cheyenne.
Debbie Pickett left a message on October 6, 2023:
Kimmy, I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Hugs from a TTA friend!
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Charlie Walls left a message on October 6, 2023:
Mike was a great friend I enjoyed working with him and for him he sponsored me through out my racing career with parts and knowledge Mike had a way of just putting his big paw on you shoulder and squeeze you and say good job last time I saw him was at the dmv office when I got my ticket for my place in line he was across the room he got up and came over to me and gave me a big long hug we sat and talked for 20 minutes or so. He will be greatly missed
Steven B Bagwell left a message on October 6, 2023:
Deepest sympathy to all the Laughlin family, Especially Jack (Jackie), Mike Jr. , Kim & Wendy. It was an awesome experience working for Laughlin Racing Products for many years - Lots of good times working with Mike Sr. (The Bossman). I’m sure he will be dearly missed by all the Family and Friends, who worked with and knew Him. He was a Great Family man and Friend.
Janet Massey Jones left a message on October 5, 2023:
So sorry for your loss. May you always focus on the joy Mike brought to you and others. Life’s purpose is to make the lives of those around us better. Mission accomplished and such a inspiration. Good job Mike. What an honor this world had for having him in it! My deepest condolences to the family and friends! God Bless.
Lisa London left a message on October 5, 2023:
Sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.Lisa & Kayne London
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Lisa Berry London left a message on October 5, 2023:
I have very fond memories with Mike. He was like a 2nd dad to me as I was best friends with Christy growing up. He taught me values in life that I have carried with me through the years. He also taught me family values and to always finish what you start. I love you and R.I.P Mike.
Robert Newling, left a message on October 5, 2023:
Robert Newling, Mike and Jackie gave me my first job in the NASCAR industry. The skills i developed at LRP have served me well.
Anonymous left a message on October 4, 2023:
With deepest sympathy,
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Peggy Dobbins left a message on October 4, 2023:
I'm praying for all the family at this time of loss. There are so many memories that Mike(late husband) shared with Mike Sr. But I know one thing for sure him and Mike are reunited in haven and are discussing racing. RIP, Mike Sr.
Ann Campbell left a message on October 4, 2023:
My son Kenneth Campbell worked for Mike and Jack in the 80's. Kenneth's love for racing grew as he worked for the Laughlin's. He learned much there that he used to go on to be Crew Chief for several NASCAR teams. I am sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Kimberly Olszewski left a message on October 4, 2023:
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the family. May God wrap his arms around you and bring comfort and peace to you. Love, Kim and Stuart
Kevin Lepage left a message on October 4, 2023:
Thoughts and prayers to the family, Mike was a man and helped me early in my NASCAR career back in the mid 90’s and so many other racing teams. RIP my friend
Bobby Self left a message on October 4, 2023:
Please pray for there family. He was a great man. Had fun working for him and his family. Dearly missed. He's taking to our Lord about himself and his family. Thank him.
Anonymous left a message on October 4, 2023:
Our deepest condolences, from the staff and family of the British Open Pub
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Sherry and Earl left a message on October 4, 2023:
You have many friends in life but few have made the impact that Mike did. We have so many memories of Mike and his family and Laughlin Racing Products. Some of our best times and fond memories were spent racing with the Busch team. To Gail and all the kids, Jackie and Maggie y’all will always be family to us. We loved Mike and we are gonna miss him. I know he’s at peace and pain free. Probably done found all his old racing friends who’s gone on before. If there’s a race track in heaven that’s where they’ll all be.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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