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“Sure do miss my best friend! My confidant, my loving papaw. It just doesn't seem real sometimes. Life can change so quick. Make sure all that u love,...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Jessi - Powderly, KY

“we all love you and miss you Mac!! xoxoxo ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Carolyn Sullivan Lembcke - KY

“I am so sorry for your loss .Prayers for all family and friends. All cars i ever had came from you. Still driving one. Mac u were loved and will be...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: victoria - central city, KY

“I am so sorry for your loss .Prayers for all family and friends. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: victoria - central city, KY

“Jesse so sad for your lost. I know at a time like this there are no words that can take away tha sorrows and grief. Just remember back on your fun...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: David G Adler - Greenwood, IN

“Mac, you were always kind & willing to talk our ear off. I bought many a vehicle from you, but you were just as interested in chewing the fat when I...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Joe - Customer

7 of 13 | Posted by: TONYA ARNDELL - powderly, KY

“I will you Mac. You wtere always there for me when my mom and dad passed away and I always enjoyed talking to you when I seen you. Rest in peace my...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Christy Russo - Powderly, KY

“So sorry for the family's loss he was a good man.. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Melissa Ferguson - Marinette, WI

“RIP Mac, you will be missed ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Terry Landrum Family - cleaton, KY

“RIP my will always be remembered for your kindness. We will see you again someday. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Betty - Powderly, KY - Friend

“I bought many vehicles off of Max throughout my life & he was always a kind man with a smile or a joke. He was always good to me & my family & we...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Melisa Evans - Central City, KY

“We are so sorry for your loss. We will miss his wonderful personality. May God bless. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Bud Jones - Greenville, KY

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POWDERLY - Gerald Howard McElvain, 75, of Powderly, died Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 11:30AM at Skyline Hospital in Nashville. Mr. McElvain was born April 1, 1938. He was owner of Macs Auto Sales, and he was a U.S. Army veteran and Air Force veteran. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eva McElvain; second wife Nell McElvain; daughter Tammy Jo Everly; parents Howard and Dorothy McElvain; step-mother Nadine McElvain; and half-sister Willa Dean McElvain.

Survivors include his son, Gerald Alan McElvain of Powderly; grandchildren Keith McElvain of Powderly, Kyle McElvain of Sacramento, and Jessi Abshire of Powderly; great-grandchildren Malaci Howton, Joslyn Mudd, Levi Mudd, Ava Ford, Kadyn McElvain, and Kaleah McElvain; half-brothers Raymond McElvain, Glen McElvain, and Butch McElvain; half-sisters Donna Mae McElvain and Shirley Groves; and companion Greta Atherton.

Funeral services will be Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Bro. Steve McElvain officiating. Burial in Memorial Gardens in Powderly. Visitation will be Wednesday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at