, Corbin, KY

October 4, 2013

Elmer Mahan


CORBIN — Elmer Mahan, of Florence, and formerly of the Harps Creek Community, Siler, departed this life on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the home of his daughter. He was 81 years, 7 months and 13 days of age. He was born on Feb. 19, 1932, in Whitley County, to the late, John Smith Mahan and Nellie Bennett Mahan. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Hazel W. Mahan; one brother, Chester Mahan; and two sisters, Arzella and Mary Ann. He was a member of Anthras Baptist Church.

He is survived by his daughter, Treva Gail Hacker and her husband Johnny, of Florence; one son, Carlis Mahan and his wife Rose, of Covington; five grandchildren, Brook Nicole Mahan, Valerie Templin, Logan Hacker, Luke Hacker and Lauren Hacker; three great-grandchildren, Aiden, Evan and Eli; two sisters, Jincy McKeehan and her husband Jr. of Bryants Store, and Shirley Partin and her husband the Rev. Johnny, of Harps Creek, Siler; two brothers, Vester Mahan and his wife Anis, of Burlington, and Edward Mahan and his wife Betty Sue, of Corbin; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Johnny Partin officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Goins Cemetery on Harps Creek in Siler. His nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be made to the family at

Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.