November 28, 1938 - April 27, 2013
James Elias McMahan, 74, of Urbana passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013 in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana.
He was born November 28, 1938 in Springfield, the son of James Robert and Mary Marie (Huffman) McMahan.
James served his country in the United States Army. He retired from the security profession and loved watching and enjoying nature.
He is survived by his children, Daniel McMahan, Sheryl McMahan, Steven (Lynn) McMahan and Lisa Wright; brother, William (Bette) McMahan; sisters, Shirley (Jack) Hubley and Rita Cotterman; 8 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; as well as 14 nieces and nephews.
James is preceded in death by his parents; infant son, David McMahan; brother, Donald L. McMahan; brother-in-law, Phil Cotterman and sister-in-law, Maxine McMahan; as well as the mother of his children, Faye McMahan.
Following James wishes, his body will be cremated. Inurnment will be at the convenience of the family at Dayton National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund, 333 N. Summit St, Toledo, OH 43604. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.