GREENVILLE - Gene Miller McMahan, age 84, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 7:15 p.m. June 13, 2013, at Heartland Nursing Home of Greenville, Ohio.
He was born Nov. 29, 1928, in Connersville, Ind., and the son of the late Neil and Augusta (Miller) McMahan.
Gene retired in 1991 from Mikesell Potato Chip Company of Dayton where he had been employed for 25 years.
He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Navy. Gene was a Life Member of the Greenville Veterans of Foreign Wars, Greenville American Legion where he had served as commander and had been very active with the Greenville Veteran's Honor Guard. He was a graduate of the McGuffey High School Oxford, Ohio, a lifelong Cleveland Browns fan, avid euchre player and a loving father, husband and grandfather.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Shirley McMahan, and his aunt, Dorothy Bohachek.
Gene is survived by his wife, Elaine (Kimball) McMahan of Greenville. They were married Feb. 25, 1950. Also daughters Gena (Bill) Fulmer of Mason, Ohio, and Liz (John) Meyer of Fairfield, Ohio. His son Jeffrey McMahan of Los Angeles, Calif. Grandchildren Alexa Fulmer, Cassie (David) Brown, Kelsey Meyer and Logan Meyer. Great-grandson Spencer Brown. Brother Gerald McMahan of Hamilton and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Joe Payne officiating.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 1 p.m. until time of services in the funeral home. The Greenville Veteran's Honor Guard will conduct full military honors at the funeral home. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to Hospice of Darke County or the Greenville Veteran's Honor Guard. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com