Born March 25, 1936, in Portageville, Mo., son of the late Charley and Sallie McCullem McMahan, he was a U.S. Army veteran and an automobile mechanic.
He married Sue Ella, who preceded him in death in 1991. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Mazie Keeling.
Survivors include one son, Terry McMahan, of Hayward, Mo.; two daughters, Tina Hill, of Hayti and Trena Coffman, of Humbolt, Tenn.; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Hayti.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 1, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Doug Wahls officiating.
Burial with military honors will follow at the Portageville Cemetery.