Charles Richard McLendon, Sr, 81, of Hazlehurst, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at his home.
Visitation will be 12pm-2pm Monday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst. Services will be 2pm Monday at Stringer Family Chapel. Stringer Family Funeral Services in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.
Mr. McLendon was retired from the U. S. Navy after 20 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church Hazlehurst. Mr. McLendon was formerly a Copiah County Deputy.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother William and Rosie Kennedy McLendon; son, David L. McLendon; brother, Kenneth McLendon, W.D. McLendon, Rosell McLendon; and Jr. McLendon.
He is survived by his wife, Anne Ruth Coker McLendon; sons, Charles R. McLendon, Jr. and wife Tonya of Crystal Springs; Steven D. McLendon and special friend Pat Stroud of Wesson; daughter, Patricia Diane McLendon Welch of Hazlehurst; brother, Herbert McLendon and wife Jerry Bea of Waverly; 10 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and one great great grandson, Colton Nickoles Craft.