Donald Hasling McMahon, Maj. Ret. (1948-2017)

Donald Hasling McMahon, Dedicated husband to Betty Leggett McMahon for over 69 years, loving father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at Regent Care of San Marcos on Sunday November 12th, 2017. He was 87 years old.

Donald was born to Albert John Brownlee and Thelma (Hasling) McMahon in Marshall Texas, on March 5, 1930. He married the love of his life, Betty Leggett in Marshall, Texas on August 5th, 1948. Together they set forth in beginning a new life. Always working to provide for his family so they would never want, Donald worked hard as a salesman for Kellogg’s and then for Texise. He joined the Texas National Guard where he worked his way through the ranks, retiring as a Major in 1978. Donald was an incredible salesman and businessman which helped him build the foundation of his own business, Mana Media Inc., which he owned and operated in Austin for over twenty years. Donald displayed a simple dignity. He was a believer and was generous to a fault. He was thoughtful and a practical joker. His patriotism went through to his core. He loved to golf and eat spaghetti dinners with his family.

Donald is survived by his loving wife Betty, His children; Steve McMahon, Nancy Phipps and her husband Gary and Scott McMahon and his wife Maria. His legacy also includes seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild

Friends and family are invited to Harrell Funeral Home 1715 Kirby, in Kyle Texas on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from noon to 1 pm for a time of visitation followed by funeral services at 1:00pm in the chapel of Harrell Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at Onion Creek Memorial Park in Manchaca.

Please visit to share a fond memory, photograph, or condolence with Donald’s family on his On-line memorial site.

Funeral assistance provided by Harrell Funeral Home in Kyle.

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