Bryant Kent McLaughlin

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Bryant Kent McLaughlin
AIKEN, SC - Bryant Kent McLaughlin, 56, beloved husband of 24 years to Donna Supranowicz McLaughlin, died suddenly Thursday evening, April 30, 2015.
A native of Auburn, NY, Bryant was a son of Helen Healy McLaughlin and the late William Aloysius McLaughlin.
He grew up in Brockport, NY, graduated from Brockport High School and played on their 1977 state champion football team.
Bryant graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a BS in mechanical engineering, earned his Master's in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his MBA from Elon University.
He holds four automotive patents.
Bryant moved to Aiken 12 years ago from Ft. Collins, CO. He was a mechanical engineer with Chicago Bridge & Iron working on the MOX Project at the Savannah River Site.
Bryant will be remembered as fun loving, family oriented and a good son.
Bryant was an avid miniature wargamer who loved recreating historical battles in miniature with his many friends.
He was a friendly, brilliant, well respected and competitive wargamer. He became the Director of the Siege of Augusta miniature wargame convention held annually in Augusta, for which he took great pride.
His tireless efforts did much to advance the hobby of miniature wargaming. Bryant also loved skeet shooting and playing the guitar.
Survivors, in addition to his wife Donna, include his daughter, Erin Marie McLaughlin, and mother, Helen Healy McLaughlin, all of Aiken; two brothers, George Gerald McLaughlin (Beth), Ft. Collins, CO, William Aloysius McLaughlin, Rochester, NY; two nieces, Laura Gresham (Melvin), Augusta, GA, Kerry McLaughlin, Rochester, NY; a nephew, Brandon McLaughlin, Berthoud, CO; great-niece, Liberty McLaughlin; great-nephew, Dante Gresham. In addition to his father, Bryant was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Mary McLaughlin and nephew, Spencer McLaughlin.
The family will receive friends Tuesday May 5th from 6 until 8 o'clock in the evening at Shellhouse - Rivers Funeral Home.
The funeral will be Wednesday, May 6th at 11 o'clock in the morning at the funeral home with The Rev. Dr. Henry L. Chennault officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, 199 Willow Run Rd., Aiken, SC 29801 ( or , 190 Knox Abbott Drive, Suite 301, Cayce, SC 29033 (
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Aiken, SC 29803
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on May 3, 2015
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