Bruce Allen McLean

Mar 07, 2014

1932 — 2014

SALUDA — Bruce Allen McLean, 81, of Saluda, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

Bruce was the son of the late Vannoy G. and Ferry A. McLean. Bruce was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War. He grew up in Asheville and then raised a family in Candler, and later in life moved to Saluda. Bruce was a salesman for Scronce Automotive and retired from Carquest Auto Parts.

Bruce was preceded in death by a son, Bruce Allen McLean Jr.; his wife, Ruth B. McLean; and grandsons, Eric V. McLean and Andrew L. Kuykendall.

Bruce is survived by sons, Brian McLean and wife, Dana, of Crimora, Virginia; David McLean and wife, Suzy, of Blacksburg, South Carolina; Matthew McLean and wife, Julie, of Candler; Larry Staton of Saluda, who was also his wonderful caregiver; daughter, Theresa Kuykendall and husband, Jim, of Canton; and grandchildren, Anna McLean, Russell McLean, Whitney McLean, Tyler McLean, Angel Holifield and Jeff Holifield.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 7, at Thos. Shepherd’s Church Street Chapel with the Rev. Richard Merck officiating. Burial followed at Mountain Page Baptist Church Cemetery.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

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