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Hershel R. "Mac" McLain
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Obituary for Hershel R. "Mac" McLain

Hershel “Mac” Ray McLain, 72, of Hurley, MS, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018 in his home. Hershel was born on April 23, 1945 in Waynesboro, MS to the late Hill C. McLain and Lillie Mae McLain Lofton. Hershel was a loving husband and dedicated father and grandfather. His healthy lifestyle was the foundation for him becoming a powerlifter and later a mentor. He also enjoyed reading, writing, and gardening.
In addition to his parents, Hershel was preceded in death by his son, Scott McLain; grandson, Brian Pierce; sister, Dorothy Lofton; brothers, James McLain and Hill C. McLain II; and nephews, Alan McLain and Hill C. McLain III.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Wanda Brewer McLain; daughter, Lora McLain (Mickey) Pierce; grandchildren, Stephanie Pierce (John) McIntire, Michael (Jodi) Pierce, Dylan Thomas, Tyler McLain, Elizabeth Pierce, and Nicholas Pierce; great-granddaughter, Sapphira McIntire; brothers, Wayne (Sally) Lofton and Leslie (Linda) Lofton; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
The visitation for Hershel will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Escatawpa, MS. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in the funeral home chapel beginning at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Serene Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association Mississippi Chapter, 232 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Flowood, MS 39232.
Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, in Escatawpa/Moss Point, MS is in charge of arrangements.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 MS-63
Moss Point, MS 39562





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9721 MS-63
Moss Point, MS 39562

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Serene Memorial Gardens

12800 HWY 613
Moss Point, Mississippi 39562


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