Mr. Richard McMahan, of Campbellsville, son of the late David Abner McMahan and Lera Blakeman McMahan, was born January 9, 1920, in Green County, KY. He died at 1:15 p.m. Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Bluegrass Way in Campbellsville, KY, at age 100.
Richard was very civic minded and was active in Kiwanis. He professed faith in Christ and was a founding member of Woodlawn Christian Church, where he served as Elder and Sunday School teacher for many years. He was an avid golfer and fisherman.
Richard was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, having served his country honorably in the United States Army.
He was united in marriage with Juanita McKinley on June 26, 1947. She preceded him in death on December 30, 1993.
Richard first worked at his family’s business, McMahan Furniture Company. In the mid-1950s, Richard and Juanita opened McMahan Shoe Store in downtown Campbellsville which operated for 23 years.
He is survived by one daughter, Debbie Rice and husband, Steve; two grandchildren, Mindy Rice, and Andy Rice and wife, Haylie, all of Lexington.
He was preceded in death by his special friend, Nellie Campbell and by his seven brothers: Henry, Bruin, Finus, Lester, Clifton, Samuel and Ernest McMahan.
Funeral service for Richard McMahan will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Auberry-Gupton and Chandler Funeral Home with burial to follow at Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 4, 2020 until the time of the service.
Family suggests donations to Woodlawn Christian Church.
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