MINT HILL, NC – Laurin E. Quillen, 84, of Mint Hill, North Carolina passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 29, 2022. He was born on February 8, 1938, to Robert and Beulah Quillen.
Laurin graduated from Charlotte College with a degree in mechanical technology. He used his degree to establish his own business, Power Drives Inc, which he ran until selling it and entering retirement. Laurin enjoyed spending time in the mountains, hiking and camping and woodcarving and spending time with his wife and family and serving his community through the Mint Hill Jaycees and the Mint Hill Masonic Lodge #742.
Laurin is survived by his wife of 27 years, Makie Quillen; his daughters, Beth Wilson (Tony), Teri Johnson, Jane Estes (John), and Pam Quillen; his step-daughter, Audrey Kirby (George); his grandchildren, Lauren Estes (Adam), Tori Wilson, Kati Wilson (Joey), Lindsay Johnson, Sarah Gibson (Alex), Nick Estes, and Caroline Johnson; his great-grandchildren, August Carriker and Jack Carriker; his sister, Nancy Ann Quillen Faires; his niece, Cathy Faires; and many loving extended family members and life long friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 12:00 pm on Thursday, November 3, 2022, at McEwen Funeral Service – Mint Hill Chapel, 7428 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, NC. A visitation will be held prior from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.