LEONARD ALBERT MCCAUGHAN

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, Dec​ember​ 8, 2017 at 11:30 am. Celebration of Life Saturday, De​ember​. 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Kent Senior Center.

Full obituary: http://www.marlattfuneralhome.com/obituary/Leonard-McCaughan/Kent-Washington/1765306


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@kentreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.kentreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in Obituaries

Viola Bertha Welchko | Obituary

Viola Bertha Welchko June 19, 1915 - April 13, 2020 Age 104… Continue reading

Obituary: Gloria Cavanaugh

Gloria Cavanaugh April 4, 1927 to April 26, 2020. Age 93 Gloria… Continue reading

Obituary: Gretchen Stangle

Gretchen Stangle of Covington, WA, passed away April 8, 2020. She was… Continue reading

William (Bill) Edward | Obituary

William (Bill) Edward Raschkow, 84, a longtime Auburn, Wash., resident, passed away… Continue reading

DUANE PIERCE

Duane Pierce, born in Lebanon, OR February 6, 1928 to Frances (Frum-Slater)… Continue reading

MICHAEL WAYNE GRAY

Michael Wayne Gray, 61, of Kent, Washington, passed away unexpectedly on November… Continue reading

MARILYN SODERSTROM

Nov. 28, 1939 – Jan. 2, 2020 A graveside service will be… Continue reading

ROBERT JOHN APRATO SR.

Robert John Aprato Sr. was born on January 24, 1958 and died… Continue reading

RANDY ABRAHAMSON

Randy Abrahamson of Kent passed away February 13, 2020 after a 15… Continue reading

Most Read