William (Bill) McLendon, 91, of Crystal Springs, died Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center.
Visitation will be 9am-11am Wednesday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst. Services will be 11am Wednesday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Hazlehurst Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.
Mr. McLendon was a native of Simpson County. He had lived in Crystal Springs for 16 years. Mr. McLendon was a retired Tool & Die Maker for Magnetic Corp. He was a retired Navy Veteran and was awarded the Silver Star.
He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Parrish McLendon; son, Roy McLendon of Pelahatchie; brothers, Charles R. McLendon of Hazlehurst and Herbert W. McLendon of Bay St. Louis; 5 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and 6 great great grandchildren.