Joseph Davidson McLean ’48

Joseph Davidson McLean ’48 of Goldsboro, N.C., died February 16, 2007.He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was awarded a bronze star for meritorious service. Following his military service he graduated from the Fayetteville ObserverHe was a faithful member of the West Raleigh Presbyterian Church, where he served on the board of deacons and wrote for church publications. He left OliveGoldsboroSurvivors include two sisters, Mrs. Dorothy M. McCormick of St. Pauls and Mrs. Hallie M. Parker and her husband, James, of 212 Kirkwood Dr., Chapel Hill, N.C. 27514; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Margaret McLean of Murfreesboro and twenty nephews and nieces, including Peggy and Jim Womble of Goldsboro, who served as his faithful caretakers during his illness. He is preceded in death by his parents, The Rev. A. A. McLean ’06 and Mrs. McLean; three brothers, Frederick Hall McLean of Lenoir; William Speight McLean ’47 of Black Mountain, and Dr. A.A. McLean, Jr. ’42 of Murfreesboro; his sister and her husband, Edith McLean Barden and Stephen Barden of Montreat; a nephew, Stephen Barden, Jr., ’67 of Asheville; a brother-in-law, William McCormick of Saint Pauls and a sister-in-law, Jane McLean of Black Mountain.