Leslie Gordon McCain age 93, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017 in Talihina, Oklahoma.
Mr. McCain was born in Hinds, Mississippi on December 19, 1923 to Leslie Harris McCain and Pearl Sarah Tweedy McCain. He was married to Kathryn Foster McCain. He proudly served his country in the U. S. Army during World War II and was a lifetime member of the American Legion and the VFW. He was employed for 39 years with United Gas Pipeline. Gordon enjoyed traveling with family and friends. He loved to work in his garden and he also drove the van for Veterans for 14 years in Mena. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to all who knew him.
He is survived by wife: Kathryn McCain
Sons: Barry McCain of Oxford, Mississippi and Ira Lamar Carroll of Shreveport, Louisiana
Daughters: Kay Lynn McCain Jones husband Sam of Jackson, Mississippi, Susan Diane Carroll of Shreveport, Louisiana, and Jenny Laurene Carroll of Shreveport, Louisiana
Daughter-in-law: Elaine McCain (wife the late Ron McCain)
Grandchildren: Freyja Stoltez and husband David, Ronald Kyle McCain, Leslie Lynn Doyle and husband Pat, Donovan McCain, Conner McCain, Zane Jones , Wyate Jones
Great-grand children: Peter Stoltez, Joseph Stoltez, Kayleith Doyle, Landace Doyle, and Jon Patrick (JP) Doyle.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Pearl McCain, and son Ronald McCain.
Graveside service will be Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Nunley Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Family visitation will be Saturday, November 25, 2017 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood.
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