Jakob Brian Mclaughlin, 18, of Wilmington, passed away April 29, 2021. He was the son of Paul and Melissa (Bierer) Mclaughlin.
He resided in Lake Forest, CA; Fuquay Varina, NC; Ocean Springs, MS and Wilmington, NC. He attended Laney High School, graduating from Penn Foster and was currently attending Cape Fear Community College.
He earned a Black Belt in Hap Ki Do at the age of 8. He played football and lacrosse in elementary and middle schools. He loved his family and his friends unconditionally and was fiercely protective of them. He was well travelled, visiting from Niagara Falls, Disney World, Ft. Walton Beach/Destin FL and to Italy.
His passions were his cars, friends, music, and gaming.
He is survived by his parents, Paul, and Melissa (Bierer) Mclaughlin and sister Isabelle (Bella) Mclaughlin, maternal grandmother, Eva Bierer; aunts and uncles: Joe and Kim Bierer, Sharon Bierer, Bryon Bierer and Brett Mclaughlin.
A visitation will be Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 10:00 AM at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403, with a memorial service to begin at 11:00 AM with Pastor Jay Young officiating. It is requested by the family, that in keeping with Jake’s style, that people come in casual attire.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.