Truett Laughlin, age 85, of Linn, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at his residence.
Truett was born April 1, 1926, in Osage County, a son to the late Edward M. and Ada L. (Matthews) Laughlin.
Truett attended Georgetown and Flora schools in Osage County.
On December 24, 1953, he was united in marriage to Marlene Baclesse in Linn. She survives of the home.
Truett was a farmer and a member of the Mint Hill Baptist Church and the Linn Masonic Lodge #326 A.F. & A.M.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife Marlene, he is survived by: four sons, Denny Laughlin of Loose Creek, Dave, Howard, and Ronnie Laughlin all of Linn; two daughters, Joan Dudenhoeffer and her husband Wayne of Chamois, and Kathy Muenks of Jefferson City; four grandchildren, Kyle, Brandon, and Kara Muenks and Wesley Keilholz as well as several nieces, nephews and friends. He is also survived by his black lab, Max.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: an infant daughter, and three brothers, Alvin, Paul, and Kenneth Laughlin.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2011, at Morton Chapel in Linn with a Masonic Service at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2011, at Morton Chapel. Interment will follow in the Mint Hill Shirley Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.