William Henry McLean was born on October 4 th ,1936, in Harnett county to the late James Wesley McLean and Rene Blue McLean. He was the 6 th child of 10 children, he was educated in the Harnett County School System. After secondary school coming up William Henry worked a variety of ood jobs. During this time he met the love of his life Miss Clara Geddie , they married and they continued to live in Dunn, NC, for fifty plus years. Later William started working for Walmart in Dunn, NC this was his favorite job. William worked at Walmart for 28 years, he always said “they are like family to me” William was known for play his guitar and harmonica.
He is preceded in his death by his loving wife Clara Geddie McLean, both his parents, 6 brothers, 1 sister and a daughter. Left to cherish his memorties are his three sons William and Bobby McLean of Florida, Brian (Gwen) McLean of Dunn, NC, two daughters Phyllis (Shaun) Stricklin of Charlotte, Blanche McLean of Florida, and one stepson Elder Bernard (Mary) Geddie, of Dunn NC, twenty grandchildren eighteen great grandchildren, one Brother John (Evelyn) McLean, of Dunn, NC, one Sister Mable Robinson of Dunn, NC, two Brother-in-laws, Pastor Lewis (Johan) Geddie of Linden, NC and Herman (Soltonnia) Geddie of Fayetteville, NC, two Sister-in-laws, Shirley (Charles) Watson of Dunn, NC and Pamela W. Geddie of Lillington, NC, and an host of family and friends.
There will be a graveside service on March 18th, 2021, at 1:00 pm, at Resthaven Cemetery in Dunn, North Carolina.
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