Van McClendon, 50, of Metropolis, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 10:30am at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehab Center in Metropolis.
Mr. McClendon had been employed as a factory worker in Shasta Lake, CA; he was of the Baptist faith.
Van is survived by one brother, Lewell Mcclendon Jr. and wife Sue of Shasta Lake, CA; one aunt, Betty Jo Dover of Karnak.
Van is preceded in death by his parents, Lewell McClendon Sr. and Patsy Dungey Puperi.
Per the families request cremation will be accorded, sevices will be at Shasta Lake, CA at a later date.
Wilson Funeral home in Karnak is in charge of arrangements.