Jan. 4, 1931 — Nov. 25, 2014

Richard Gene McClanahan, 83, a retired postal worker and business owner, died of lung cancer Nov. 25 at his home in Tracy. Services will be private in Arizona.

Mr. McClanahan, better known as “Mac,” was born in Chandler, Ariz., and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He lived in Tracy for 10 years beginning in 1964.

After retiring from the U.S. Postal Service in Tracy, he moved to Chandler and started a trucking business.

Survivors include four children, David McClanahan of Tracy, Debbie Vickers, and her husband, Larry, of Ripon, Dian McClanahan, and her husband, Brett, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mike McClanahan of Flagstaff, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Melva Jean McClanahan, and five brothers and three sisters.

Contributions in Mr. McClanahan’s name may be sent to Community Hospice, San Joaquin Branch, 2105 W. March Lane, No. 2, Stockton, CA 95207.

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