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Blyndon Jay McLaughlin

August 13, 1968 — July 11, 2023

Davenport

          Blyndon Jay McLaughlin, 54, a resident of Davenport, Iowa died on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus in Davenport.

          Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at the McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf.  Burial will follow at the Rock Island National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.  Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation or the American Diabetes Foundation.

          He was born in Minot, North Dakota on August 13, 1968, the son of Donald and Eleanor (Kirschenman) McLaughlin.  Blyndon was a 1987 graduate of Bettendorf High School and earned his Associate’s Degree from Scott Community College.

          Blyndon was a U. S. Marine Corps veteran and served during Operation Desert Storm.  He was honorably discharged in 1992.

          On July 11, 1992, he was united in marriage to Sheila Barrett in Bettendorf.  He was later united in marriage to Heather S. Koenig on April 10, 2009 in Davenport.

          He was employed as a technician for the former Cobham Missions Systems Company in Davenport.

          In his spare time, he loved fishing and enjoyed gardening, playing golf, helping those less fortunate and feeding & providing clothing for the homeless.

          Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Heather; his daughters, Novah and Nahla; his son, Aidan F. McLaughlin of Bettendorf and Aidan’s mother, Sheila; his sister, Kimberly McLaughlin of Davenport; his brother, Jason McLaughlin of Davenport; and his mother, Eleanor McLaughlin of Davenport.

          Blyndon was preceded in death by his father, Donald.

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Visitation

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home

644 River Drive, Bettendorf, IA 52722

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home

644 River Drive, Bettendorf, IA 52722

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