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Gary Carlton McLean

May 17, 1961 — October 24, 2023

Bladenboro

Gary Carlton McLean

Gary Carlton McLean, age 62, of Bladenboro passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2023. He was born in Bladen County on May 17, 1961 to the late J.C. McLean and Dorothy Driggers McLean.

 

Gary was a compassionate, giving man. He adored his family, especially his loving wife and best friend, Patricia and his daughter, “ Little Yankie Rose”, Crystal. He enjoyed spending time with his family camping, fishing on Black River and hunting. Gary had a way of making everyone feel better. His love of nature and his ability to bring sunshine to everyone he met will forever be remembered.

 

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Stevie McLean and one sister, Jackie Deaver. He was survived by his wife, Patricia Howell McLean of the home, daughter Crystal Vega (Felix) of Bladenboro, stepdaughter Erica Britt of Bladenboro, brother James McLean of Bladenboro, three sisters, Karen Whritenour (Harry), Sharon Heustess, Judy McLean, all of Bladenboro, several step grandchildren, step great grandchildren,, nieces and nephews, mother-in-law Virginia Howell, brothers-in-law Bill Howell and Tom Howell (Connie), all of Bladenboro  and a number of extended family members and friends.

 

The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 26th from 6-8 pm at the Bladenboro Chapel of Bladen Gaskins in Bladenboro. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, October 27th at the Bladenboro Chapel of Bladen Gaskins. A burial will follow the services in the Pine Crest Cemetery in Bladenboro.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the funeral fund of Gary McLean c/o Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home, P.O. Box 3150, Elizabethtown, NC 28337.

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, October 26, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bladenboro Chapel of Bladen-Gaskins

800 N. Main Street, Bladenboro, NC 28320

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 27, 2023

11:00 - 11:45 am (Eastern time)

Bladenboro Chapel of Bladen-Gaskins

800 N. Main Street, Bladenboro, NC 28320

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Burial

Friday, October 27, 2023

11:45am - 12:15 pm (Eastern time)

Pine Crest Cemetery, Bladenboro, NC

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