George Robert McLaughlin III, age 66, of Tuscaloosa, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019 at his home. There will be a graveside service Tuesday, April 22, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Decatur City Cemetery with Rev. Jesse Montegudo officiating. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, George Robert McLaughlin, Jr. and Martha Dinsmore McLaughlin Moler; grandparents, Virginia Pritchett and William Welch Dinsmore and Irene McGinnis and George Robert McLaughlin; cousin, Katherine McLaughlin Johnson of Decatur. Bob is survived by cousin, Lile McLaughlin Blythe (Gregg) and dear friend, Donna McAllister. Bob was a long term professional petroleum land man. In addition he was an avid reader, history enthusiast and active member of the St. Andrews Society. His love for animals held a very special place in his life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Adopt A Golden Birmingham at P.O. Box 361753 Birmingham AL 35236.