Mr. Milton McLean 71, of Hallsboro died Sunday October 7, 2018 in the VA Hospital, Fayetteville, NC. He was born May 14, 1947 in Bladen County, the son of the late Duncan McLean and Effie Taylor McLean.
Mr. McLean was a retired officer with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission. After retirement he was employed with the USDA as a beaver trapper from which he also later retired. Mr. McLean loved the outdoors and thoroughly enjoyed his years of employment because his professions allow him to be a part of nature. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Mr. McLean was a veteran of the US Army having served during Vietnam.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Williamson McLean; a daughter, Tammie McLean Phillips and husband, Jonathan, of Goldston, NC; a son, Sidney McLean and wife, Lindsay of Hallsboro; three grandchildren, Brooks McLean , Brady and Brett Phillips; three brothers, C.D. McLean of Lake Waccamaw, Melvin McLean of Bladenboro, Robert McLean and wife, Ellen of Sanford; three sisters, Joyce McLean Walters of Bladenboro, Monnie McLean Hammonds and husband, Gary of Bladenboro, Glenda McLean Twible and husband, Les of Bolivia.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Lisa Carol McLean.
His funeral service with Military Honors will be 11:00 am Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Hallboro Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Lewis. Burial will be in the Lake Waccamaw Hillcrest Cemetery.
His family will receive friends Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6:00-8:00 pm at Peacock Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to:
Hallsboro Baptist Church
576 Hallsboro Rd. N., Hallsboro, NC 28442
Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Lifecare Center
206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472
American Cancer Society
PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123
Online condolences may be made at www.peacockfuneralhome.net