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Kevin James McLaughlin
Kevin James McLaughlin, 39, of Bishop, California, formerly of Waterloo, Iwoa, died at his home Tuesday, March 11, 2014, of natural causes. Kevin was born June 13, 1974, in Ottumwa, Iowa, the son of James T. and Kimary J. Hill McLaughlin.
He attended Waterloo West High School. Kevin worked in the food service industry in Waterloo most notably at Red Lobster as a bartender.
Kevin moved to Bishop in March of 2012. He worked at Giggle Springs, La Quinta hotel and The Days Inn. Kevin was quick to make friends and even quicker to make you laugh. He will be missed by all of his friends who considered him family.
Kevin is survived by his father James McLaughlin; his mother, Kimary Fouts; his sister, Kathryn Phillips and her husband, Brian; and two nephews, Matthew McLaughlin and Sean Phillips, all of Waterloo.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Robert and Doris Hill; and paternal grandparents, Cecil McLaughlin and Dorothy Buttens.