Lowell “Mac” M. McClellan, age 73, of Salem passed away Monday, May 3, 2021 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany. Born May 15, 1947 in Fairbury, Illinois, he was the son of the late William S. McClellan and Mary A. Jean McClellan.
Mac was a retired officer of the Rock Island Police Department in Rock Island, Illinois; was a Vietnam Veteran; was a past Quartermaster and life member of VFW Post 3363; and was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church.
He is survived by 5 sons: Stanley McClellan, Michael McClellan, Brian McClellan, Robert McClellan, and Andrew McClellan; 4 daughters: Gina Jaros, Christina Witvoet, Ann Finley, and Nicole Faber; 1 brother: Marvin McClellan; 1 sister: Shirley Vandyne; 1 half-sister: Margene Osborne; 15 grandchildren; and 3 step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mary McClellan, and 1 brother: Owen McClellan.
Visitation will be at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home-Salem Chapel on Friday, May 7, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and the funeral service will begin at 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Rev. George Browning officiating. Burial to follow in Rock Island Arsenal Veterans Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the American Cancer Society or to the National Kidney Foundation.