Leonard Albert McCaughan, aka “Mac the Birdman” and “Mac the Knife” enjoyed 91 years of life. He passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 18, 2017 surrounded by family.
Leonard graduated from Federal Way High School in 1944. He enlisted in the Army Aircorp at the end of WWII. He came home and met the love of his life and married Dorothy in 1949 and settled down in Kent, WA for his entire career. He served two terms on the Kent City Council and was involved with numerous local charity events.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; two sons, Ron and Mike; “favorite daughter” Janie; grandchildren, Maureen, Rudolph, Jacob and Alyssa; and his great-grandson, Miles; and preceded by his son Marty.
If you met Leonard even once, you remembered him for a lifetime. He left a positive impression on everyone he met. He was passionate about life, kind spirited, and always put others first. The life of the party here and no doubt, in the hereafter.
Committal with Military Honors will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent Washington, Friday, December 8, 2017 at 11:30 am. Celebration of Life Saturday, Deember. 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Kent Senior Center.
Full obituary: http://www.marlattfuneralhome.com/obituary/Leonard-McCaughan/Kent-Washington/1765306