American Patriotic 11

Walter "Bud" Mahaney

September 7, 1949 ~ March 11, 2021 (age 71)


Son, husband, father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather and friend departed this Earth on March 11, 2021 in his home in Selmer TN.

Born in Louisville Kentucky on September 7, 1949 to Walter (Pete) and Frances (Coon) Mahaney. He was an avid Kentucky basketball fan and he would often say he bled blue. 

He lived in various places in Kentucky before moving to Indiana. He served in the Army doing a tour in Vietnam from 5/70-5/71. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He graduated from Oakland City College, Magna Cum Laude. 

He was employed at Fischer’s Mobile Home and Branchville Correctional Center before moving to Tennessee and working for the Tennessee Department of Probation and Parole. 

He is survived by his loving mother Frances Mahaney of Tell City Indiana, his loving devoted wife Linda of Selmer Tennessee. Four children Jenan (Jeff) Hendershot, Paul/buddy (Valerie) Mahaney all of Tell City Indiana. Laura (Robby) Luna of Baytown Texas, Keith (Laura) Mahaney of Tell City, Indiana, and step son Chris (Andra) Evans of Kennedale Texas. 

One sister and four brothers.  Sue (Phil) Simpson of Warsaw Kentucky, Tony (Linda) Mahaney of St. Meinrad Indiana, Kevin (Charlene) Mahaney of Cannelton Indiana, James Mahaney of Louisville Kentucky, Dwayne Mahaney of Lexington Kentucky. He was blessed with 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. 

A celebration of his love and life will be held on Monday March 15, 2021 at the 

Tell City Community Center

601 16th Street

Corner of 16th and Franklin

From 2pm-9pm Eulogy at 4:00 pm

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name can be made to St. Jude’s Hospital

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Celebration of Life
March 15, 2021

4:00 PM
Tell City Community Center
601 16th St.
Tell City, IN 47586

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