George Albert McClease Jr.

Published 8:16 am Saturday, January 11, 2020

Barco – George Albert “Shug” McClease entered eternal rest on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. George McClease Jr. was born April 20, 1952 in Manteo, NC to the George McClease Sr. and Dorothy Saunders who preceded him in death.

George attended Currituck County Public Schools. He loved and enjoyed being around family and his favorite hobby was junking. You could always find him at City Grille on Sunday afternoons grubbing.

In addition to his parents, George was proceeded in death by his sisters, Mary McClease and Dorothy Johnson.

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George leaves to cherish his memory; his fiancé Surlinda McGhee; three children, George A. McClease Jr. of Pahokee, FL, Ruth E. Crawford of Wellington, FL, and Ashley McClease of Raleigh, NC; a special son, Antonio L. White of Gaithersburg, MD and six step-children. Also surviving are 21 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Ernestine Everett; one brother, Allen Gillard- both of Grandy, NC as well as a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

The funeral and burial will be 2 pm, Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Macedonia Church of Christ in Poplar Branch, NC. The viewing and visitation will be held Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 6 pm to 8 pm at church.

Professional services with distinction furnished by Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. Please express condolences to the family via the online register at