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Jack Lee McMahan 1947-2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Jack Lee McMahan, 70, died, May 3, 2017, at Kaiser Hospital in Santa Clara, Calif.
He was born March 3, 1947 in Great Bend, the son of Hubert Roy “H.R.” and Sylvia (Brown) McMahan.
Jack graduated from Great Bend High School with the class of 1965. He attended Hutchinson Community College where he studied electronics, graduating in 1967. In 1968, Jack moved to Alameda, Calif., to begin his 20 years of service in the United States Navy reaching the rank of SSG. After his Navy career, he worked for the Santa Clara County engineering department of traffic light division retiring in 2003. Jack’s hobbies included taking pictures, fast cars, metal detecting, coin collecting and anything electronic.
Survivors include a brother, James McMahan, Great Bend; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jerry.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Great Bend Cemetery with Pastor Larry Schumacher officiating. Visitation is scheduled from 3-9 p.m. Sunday with the family greeting friends from 3-5 p.m. at Bryant Funeral Home.
Memorials have been established with Wounded Warrior Project, in care of Bryant Funeral Home.
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1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS, 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 10, 2017