This page was created in honor of our Fulton County Neighbor & Fallen Hero SGM Jeffrey Allen McLochlin
SGM Jeffrey Allen McLochlin, 45, of Rochester, died at 12:20 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5 in Orgun-E, Afghanistan from wounds received in a small arms fire on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. He was born on Feb. 13, 1961 in Rochester to Richard and Lucinda “Cindy”, who survive. On Dec. 24, 1996 he married Nicholle in Rochester. She survives.
He lived his entire life in the Rochester community with the exception when he served his country.
Before coming to the Plymouth Police Department in March of 1999, McLochlin served as a police officer in Rochester.
His ties to the police force are embedded within his family history. His father served as the Fulton County Sheriff for several years.
McLochlin had taken a leave of absence from the force to serve in the National Guard.
He was the 13th Hoosier soldier to be killed in the War on Terror.
Surviving with his wife and parents are one daughter, two sons, two sisters, one brother, his wife's parents, his paternal grandmother, two special buddies and many friends.