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Inman E. (Mac) McElvy

Inman E. McElvy

Inman E. (Mac) McElvy, 96, of Leesburg, Florida passed peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Savior on January 5th, 2021.

He was born March 7, 1924 in Whigham, Georgia. When WWII broke out, he enlisted in the Army and served in the Signal Corps in the Pacific Theater. After the war, he attended Georgia Tech and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Electronics Engineering. On June 11, 1950 he married Kathryn Duncan. They were married for 70 amazing years and had three children. He worked for NSA for 30 years until he retired in 1980. He then went to work in the private sector for a few more years. He and Kathy took several trips to various countries around the globe, before finally settling down in Florida. He spent his days doing crossword puzzles, riding his bike, and listening to his favorite Big Band records. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-granddaughters. He and Kathy were faithful members of Morrison United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Kathryn, of 70 years, his youngest sister, Eunice Jernigan of Chattanooga, TN, his three children Beth McElvy Strickland, Glenn (Jan) McElvy, Janet (Duane) Bielling, grandchildren Matthew (Kerri) Strickland, Michael Strickland, Alice, Sam, David, Abigail & Jonathan Bielling, and great-granddaughters Lorelei and Sadie Strickland.

Inman will be buried at the convenience of his family.

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