William Floyd McLean, age 78, of Rogersville, MO passed away at 10:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2012 in Mercy Hospital. Floyd was born November 30, 1933 in Springfield, MO to the late Frank and Georgia McLean. He graduated from Seymour High School in 1952. He was united in marriage to Marilyn Ann Carpenter in 1954. He started dairy farming in 1951 in Seymour with his mother and twin brother, Lloyd. He continued farming until 1997 when he retired to a small farm in Rogersville where he enjoyed raising beef cattle and bailing hay for himself and his neighbors. He loved life, including his John Deere tractors, and will be missed by many.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his two sisters, Dorothy and Hazel; and his brother Jim. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marilyn; his two daughters, Linda Whitman and husband Rick of Kansas City, MO, and Julie McGuire and husband Mark of Rogersville; his three grandchildren, Chad Whitman and his wife Laura of San Jose, CA, Kalie McGuire, and James McGuire of Rogersville, MO; his sister Frankie Butts and husband Paul; and his brother Lloyd and his wife Eileen.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Southwest Missouri Humane Society.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 10:00 AM at Greenlawn Funeral Home North with burial to follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. A visitation will be held from 6 – 8 PM Monday, July 30, 2012 also at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com