Mr. Lee Nelson McLin, 92, of Cartersville, GA, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2020. Lee was born on March 12, 1927, in Livingston, LA, to the late Mr. John McLin and Mrs. Ellen Martin McLin.
Lee was born in a small farming community in Louisiana. He served his country in the United States Navy during World War II which sparked his interest in mechanical engineering. Afterwards, Lee pursued a career in engineering resulting in him traveling the world for work including North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East for Morrison Knudsen Engineering Company. He met the love of his life, Armida Modenessi in San Francisco, CA, in the late 1960s and soon after wed. Lee was an avid gardener and continued his love of travel well into retirement, visiting family and friends in California. He was also very active in the Morrison Knudsen Retirement Group. Lee's sense of humor and generous personality will be truly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Lee is preceded in death by his wife, Armida McLin, his parents, brothers; Charles McLin, and Louis McLin, sisters; Eva McLin, Lula McLin, Katy McLin, Olive McLin Underwood, Lela McLin and Geraldine McLin Clark.
He is survived by his children; daughter, Monica McLin, and son, John (Katrina) McLin.
A Graveside Service for Mr. McLin will be conducted on Monday, February 17, 2020, at Sunset Memorial Gardens at twelve o'clock in the afternoon.
The family will receive friends at Owen Funeral Home on Monday, February 17, 2020, from ten o'clock in the morning until eleven thirty.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, GA, is honored to serve the family in this difficult time.