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Leonard Wayne McMahan
August 23, 2023
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Leonard Wayne McMahan passed away from a heart attack at the age of 76 on August 23, 2023 at his Knoxville home. Len was born on August 11, 1947 in Knoxville, TN. He was a lifetime entrepreneur of multiple businesses, primarily Son Shine Produce. He loved his family, especially his wife. His first priority was his faith in Jesus Christ. His life was full of adventure. He loved to go camping, build fires, go on walks, fish, watch sports (especially UT), teach at church, and coach youth sports. He was a member of First Baptist Alcoa, Mount Olive Baptist, and Sevier Heights Baptist Church.
Len was survived in death by his spouse, Thelma Nancy McMahan.
David (Tracy) McMahan, Paul (Jennifer) McMahan, Jonathan (Donna) McMahan, Leah (Jakob) Riffey
Grand children: Sophia McMahan, Billy (Cadey) McMahan, Roseanna McMahan, Franklin McMahan, Margaret McMahan, Elijah Riffey, Jonathan Conway McMahan, Abigail Riffey
Great Grandchildren: Aubrey McMahan, Mallory McMahan
Siblings: Judy Gaddis, Linda Seay, Janie Hall
Special Pet: Pappy-Anna
Several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents, Menyard and Helen McMahan, his grandchild, Benjamin McMahan, and his brothers Bob McMahan, Bud McMahan, Rolen McMahan, and Danny McMahan.
Len's body will be cremated and the family will host a private ceremony.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Saint Jude’s Children's Hospital.