Mr. Olyn Othele (Buck) Mahan of Blue Ridge, passed away July 13, 2015, in McKin- ney. He was born Jan. 2, 1939, in Blue Ridge, the son of B.J. and Chloa Press Mahan. He mar- ried Linda Sellers April 8, 1961, in Blue Ridge, and was a retired production control supervi- sor in the electronics industry. He served in the United States Marines, he loved the game of baseball and played for the Marines while in the Corps. He was a member of the Blue Ridge Baptist Church where served as a deacon and served the Blue Ridge Cemetery Association for many years.
Mr. Mahan is survived by his wife, Linda Mahan of Blue Ridge; and children, Stacy Mahan Norton and her husband, John of Blue Ridge; and ArDena Mahan Johnson and her husband, Ricky and son Jeff Mahan, all of McKinney. He also is survived by three grand- children, Jacob Norton, Lucas Norton and Molly Norton Claypool and her husband, Denver; and one great-grandson, Jaxon Claypool. Other survivors include two sisters, Vonda Mahan Harmon and her husband, Ronald of Blue Ridge, and Verna Williams and her hus- band, Charles of Hendricks, Okla. He is also survived by nephews, Barry Harmon and Joe Williams and niece, Lynn Hendrex.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnnie Jones and the Rev. Sean Bailey officiating. Interment will be in the Blue Ridge Cem- etery. Vistitation was from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church.
Hurst’s Fielder Baker Funeral Home in charge of the arrange- ments.