Mr. McClelland, 78 years old, died December 10, 2018 at his residence in Ocilla, Georgia.
Memorial Services will be held at a later date.
He was a 1958 graduate of Irwin County High School and attended Abraham Agricultural College in Tifton. He was a professional musician in Nashville, and Memphis,Tennessee who played guitar for many professional recordings and was a member of Jerry Lee Lewis's band. He was former owner of Ocilla Jewelers in Ocilla, Ga. He was a former member of the Sons of Confederates and enjoyed Civil War reinactments. He was a member of Frank Primitive Baptist.
He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Della and Kyle Farmer and two grand daughters Elliotte and Willow Farmer.
He was preceded in death by a son Kade McClelland, his father and mother Dow and Lillian Harper McClelland, sister Onecia McClelland Starr, and brother Varney McClelland.