William “Bill” Maurice Laughter March 14, 1940 - October 17, 2018

William “Bill” Maurice Laughter, 78, of Fairview passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the JF Keever Solace Center.  He was a son of the late John Homer and Vesta Brank Laughter.  He was also preceded in death by his sister, Helen Jo Rabion and three brothers, John, George and Coleman Laughter.

Bill was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and served in the US Army.  He was employed by Beacon Manufacturing and later retired from Owen Manufacturing.  He greatly enjoyed camping, trail riding, word search books and the Three Stooges.  He loved his church family and reading his Bible.

Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Rose Laughter; brother, Richard Laughter and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 5pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.


Date: 10/20/2018
Time: 5:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church

455 Hollywood Rd.
Fairview, NC 28730
(828) 628-2032

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  1. Kristy Laughter says

    I’m Kristy Laughter and I am married to Doug Laughter and we live in Sandy Utah and Bill’s brother Richard lives with us and has for about 7 years. He almost died when he had Viral Encephalitis and since he was in Chino CA alone, we wanted him close so he has been with us since. I found this obituary because he was talking about his family last night and I went to look for his brother and sadly found we were too late to contact him, as he had just recently passed. My condolences to his wife, Rose and the rest of the family. We just told Dick today and the sadness I saw broke my heart. As of last night he was saying “I need to go home to see my family”. We are here if you need anything and I’m sure Dick would like to talk to Rose if possible. He has some memory problems from his illness but most days are good. Again, I’m so sorry for your loss as it just breaks your heart to lose your loved ones, but we can take comfort in knowing they are with our Lord now.

  2. Steve melton says

    Rose I will miss bill I loved working with him years ago at bacon

  3. Duane Wilson and family says

    Love him. He will be missed.