James Alan McMahanApril 29, 1969 ~ June 4, 2017 (age 48)
James Alan McMahan
Memorial services will be 6:00 PM Saturday, June 10, 2017 for James Alan McMahan, 48, of Hokes Bluff who passed away June 4, 2017. Timmy Motes and Jay Beggs will officiate. Cremation provided by Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home & Cemetery.
Alan was a 1988 graduate of Hokes Bluff High School. He served in the US Army from 1989 to 1992 in Company 5th Engineer Battalion at Fort Leonardwood, MO. He served in Desert storm where he bonded with his life long brothers. He was a brick mason, tree surgeon and installed pools. He was known for always having unique ways of fixing things. Alan loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting and helping others.
He is preceded in death by Glenn Beavers, Jimmy Eubanks, grandparents; Opal and BP Beavers, RH and Elizabeth Bearden, DM and Agatha McMahan, WO Eubanks and brother; Mark Hargrove.
He is survived by his daughters; Katie and Ally, parents; Royce and Pat McMahan, sisters; Sharron McMahan, Kelli McMahan, and Kelley (Lynn) Norris, brother; Kevin McMahan, nephews; Tyler (Katie) Hargrove, Jody (Chelsea) Trull, Jordan (Kennedy) Brown, Braxton Nash, niece; Taylor (Trent) Bullock, grandmother; Eunice Eubanks, and a host of loving aunts, uncles and cousins.
Honorary pallbearers will be Barry Salvador, Kevin Hale, Joey Johnson, the Tarrance Brothers, Lowman Brothers, and Hunt Brothers, Mike Bullock, and brothers from 5th Engineer Battalion at Ft. Leonardwood, MO.
Special thanks to Sgt. Mark Henderson, Julia Ford, Jay Chaffin, EMA Chaplains, all agencies that participated in the search effort to bring closure to our loving family. Thanks to Alan’s loving uncles, aunts and cousins for representing the family at the recovery site.
The family requests no flowers, donations may be made to the Etowah EMA, or the American Red Cross.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM to time of service Saturday at the funeral home.
He touched many lives in many ways and would do anything for anyone. He always had our backs no matter what, so many good times and memories you will never be forgotten.
Brothers of the 5th Engineer Battalion.
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