Donald William MacLean, Jr., age 71, of Blue Ridge, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020. He was born on January 4, 1949 in Passaic, NJ to the late Donald William MacLean, Sr. and Johanna VanEenennaam MacLean. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He later worked as a Dry Wall Contractor. He was an avid gardener and coached soccer in Fannin County for many years. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Billy MacLean.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Nancy Anderson MacLean; daughters and sons-in-law, Carly Hanna and Austin Allen Adams, Macy Rae and Colton DeCou, and Dilyn Vaughn and Zachary Cox; and a “grand dude” to his grandchildren, Garrett Anderson DeCou, Jillian Mae Adams, and Addilyn Truett Cox; and siblings, Joann Bohler, Robert MacLean, and Douglas MacLean.
Memorial services will be conducted on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM from the Akins Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Roger Beck officiating. Full military honors will be provided by the North Georgia Honor Guard. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge is in charge of the arrangements.