MOORESVILLE James "Jimmy" Edward McLean, 72, of Mooresville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. He was born April 24, 1947, in Iredell County, to the late Webb and Violet Cook McLean. Mr. McLean retired from the Mooresville Police Department after 30 years of service. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Ann McLean; and niece, Abigail McLean. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Joyce Freeze McLean; brothers, Richard McLean and wife, Judith, Ronald McLean and partner, Carl Myrick; sister-in-law, Faye Freeze; nieces, Gretchen McLean, Jennifer Freeze; great-niece and -nephew, Carson and Maclean Bridges; and his beloved fury friends, Sparky and Violet. The family received friends Saturday, Jan. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., (today, Sunday), Jan. 12, in the funeral home chapel. Burial at Vanderburg Methodist Church Cemetery will follow the service. Memorials may be made to Grandfather Home for Children, 158 Grandfather Home for Children, Banner Elk, NC 28604; or Crossnore School, P.O. Box 249, Crossnore, NC 28616-0249. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the McLean family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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