Alfred McLaughlin was born on March 30, 1960 to James R. McLaughlin and Karethia S. McLaughlin in Fayetteville, NC. He had one sister who passed (Amelia D. Lassiter).
Bro. McLaughlin graduated Graham High School in 1979 and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and proudly served his country until 1984. He worked for UPS in Greensboro from 1984 to 1996. Shortly after he started his own company, A.B. McLaughlin General Contracting, LLC in 1996. In 2005 he added a Trucking company and is currently remodeling a new construction business.
Bro. McLaughlin is the father of two children, Kristina Graves of Burlington, NC & Alfred B. McLaughlin Jr. of Pittsboro, NC. There are also two adults that he has accepted as his own, Reginald Riddit Jr. & Rokya S. Allen, & grandson Damien T Smith Jr. On May 22, 2016 Alfred married the love of his life Mrs. Sharon Allen-McLaughlin.
He started attending First Baptist of Graham as a child from 1968 through 1976. He was also a member of Terrell’s Chapel AME Zion of Pittsboro from 1976 through 2013, which was his home church. He became a disciple of Lee’s Crossroad Missionary Baptist Church in 2013.
“Remember me, O Lord, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people” Psalm 106:4