Kenneth R. McMahon


Kenneth R. McMahon, 85, of Brownstown, died Friday, July 1, 2016, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.

Born Oct. 3, 1930, in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of William Walter and Gladys Eyler McMahon, both of whom preceded him in death. On June 3, 1956, he married Rosetta Brewer McMahon, who survives.

Mr. McMahon worked as an electrician for Ford Motor Co. in Bedford and retired from that company. He also was a farmer and a member of the American Legion, a 50-year mason with Washington Lodge 13 Free & Accepted Masons in Brownstown. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of the 51st Flight Interceptor Wing Association.

He spent several years on the Jackson County Plan Commission and Jackson County Board of Zoning Appeals. He loved fishing, high school football and the Jackson County Fair. He was a 1948 graduate of Clearspring High School.

Other survivors include four children, Jeff McMahon, Ed (Darlene) McMahon, April (Jim) Mann and John (Stacey) McMahon; a brother, Donald “Butch” (Carolyn) Bingham; a sister, Lauralee (Charlie) Bingham; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jerry McMahon; and a grandson, Parker McMahon.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Winklepleck-Weesner Funeral Home in Brownstown. Burial with military rites will be at Smallwood Cemetery, Brownstown.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the funeral home. A Masonic service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to St. Louis Children’s Home.