Thomas Love “Tommy” McMahan, Sr. - Laurens

Thomas Love “Tommy” McMahan, Sr., 88, of 1410 Deere Valley Rd. and husband of the late Margie Willis McMahan passed away Friday, February 2, 2018, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Born in Laurens, he was the son of the late Frank Lee McMahan, Sr. and Mary Moore McMahan.  Mr. McMahan was a U.S. Navy veteran of both W.W. II and The Korean Conflict.  He was a member of Rabun Creek Baptist Church where he was a choir member and a prayer warrior.  He was a farmer, was formerly employed with Sealtest, and retired from Kemet.  He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

He is survived by:  his children, Susan Lollis and husband Jerry of Simpsonville, Cathy Leming and husband Dick of Kingsport, TN, and Thomas L. McMahan, Jr. and wife Pam of Laurens; a step son, Robert “Bub” Duncan and wife Pam of Spartanburg; 8 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, February 5, 2018, at Rabun Creek Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Jayson Payne with burial in Rabun Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors.

The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at Rabun Creek Baptist Church one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Rabun Creek Baptist Church, 17045 Hwy. 101 South, Gray Court, SC 29645.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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