Clinton Gilbert Mahoney II | Obituaries

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Clinton Gilbert Mahoney II, 81, of Birmingham, Alabama, formerly Long Island, New York and Paducah, Kentucky, died on January 21, 2023. Clint was born on February 27, 1941 in Freeport, New York , to Clinton Gilbert Mahoney I and Charlotte Josephine (Story) Mahoney. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Marilyn Lucey and Ellen Rose. He is survived by his 40-year-old wife, Nancy Lawrence Mahoney; his four children, Kathy (Bob) Scruggs of Brentwood, Tennessee; John Mahoney of Paducah; Tara (Ron) Padgett of Brentwood, Tennessee; and Clinton G. Mahoney III of Rushville, Indiana, and 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, nieces Terry and Kelly and nephew Sean, his brother-in-law and sister-in-law Thomas and Vickie Collins of West Paducah, KY, their daughters Amanda and Cassandra, and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Clint graduated from Freeport High School in 1958 and served as an Air Force medic in Germany from 1959 to 1963, where his talent for caring for people was discovered and he was encouraged to become an AF doctor, and where he taught himself guitar. After his honorable discharge, he worked for NY Telephone, South Central Bell (Bell South) in Paducah and Birmingham for 30 years, first as a linesman, promoted to foreman in record time and retiring as manager in 1994.

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