Mr. David Walker McMahon, Jr., better known as "D.W." McMahon, age 92, of Lawrenceville, GA, formerly of Blue Ridge, passed away on March 10, 2014.
Born in Cohutta, GA, he was the son of the late David Walker and Onie Deverell McMahon. He served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He worked as an Equipment Engineer for many years at Western Electric. He was also a long time parishioner of St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Mr. McMahon was also preceded in death by a sister, Pauline King Hardin.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Pieczatkiewicz McMahon of Lawrenceville, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Juli McMahon of Mableton, GA; daughters and son-in-laws, Cathy and Tom Riddick of Lawrenceville, GA, Diane and the late Mark Rice of Lilburn, GA, and Linda McMahon and husband David Owen of Lilburn, GA; grandchildren, Leslie Knuycky, Brittany Riddick, Olivia Rice, Frances Rice, Henry McMahon-Owen and Walker Owen; one great grandson, Jackson Knuycky; brother and sister-in-laws, Ralph and Daisy McMahon of Cleveland, TN, Harold and Martha McMahon and Carl and Nita McMahon all of Dalton, GA; sister and brother-in-law, Doris and Gordon Ownby of Cohutta, GA; special friends, Connie Waldrop Dennis of Alpharetta, GA and Robert Chivington of Port Wentworth, GA.
Funeral Mass will be conducted on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the St. Anthony's Catholic Church with Father John Conley officiating. Music will be provided by Ruth McCart. Serving as pallbearers will be Paul McMahon, Tom Riddick, David Owen and Chris Knuycky. Interment will follow at a later date in the Georgia National Cemetery with military honors provided by the United States Navy. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 5-8 p.m. A Vigil Service will begin at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Rosary Service. For those desiring Memorial Contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity at 4187 E. First St. Valley Village Shopping Center, Blue Ridge, GA 30513. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.akinsfuneralhome.com.