Roger J.F. McMahon




Born: October 19, 1932
Death: August 3, 2016

Roger J.F. McMahon, born October 19, 1932 in Lowell, Michigan passed away on August 3, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Roger attended Lowell HS earning 9 varsity letters before graduating in 1950. He attended Central Michigan University and was commissioned in the US Air Force in 1954. He served in the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD), The Strategic Air Command (SAC), and the US Strategic Recon command before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1976 in Yuba City, CA. He then had a second career as the General Manager of the Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Association in Sacramento. He was also a substitute teacher in the Yuba Sutter area. After the passing of his wife of 47 years, Charlyn (Croninger), he moved back to Michigan in 2002.  He is survived by his son Brian McMahon (Elaina) of Ridgecrest, Ca; his daughter, Leian Ellis (Randal) of Yuba City, CA; granddaughter, Stephanie Stevenson (Charles) and great-granddaughter, Noel of Yuba City, CA; one sister, Gail Dorn and one brother, Frank McMahon both of Michigan. Private services and inurnment will be held in Lowell, Michigan.

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