Ernest “Butch” McCluney

mccluney-2Ernest “Butch” McCluney, of 5537 Allen Road, Charlotte, NC, entered eternal rest on Sunday, September 18th, in Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte.

Widower of Edna Dawkins McCluney, he was born in Cherokee County and was a son of the late Frank and Mahalia Littlejohn McCluney.

He was a Baptist, a graduate of Granard High School, veteran of the U.S. Army, and a retired brick mason.

Surviving are: 3 sons, Millard McCluney of Charlotte, NC, Franklin McCluney (Reshelda) of Alabama, and Daryl McCluney (Shirley) of Gaffney; 6 daughters, Lisa Davidson (Rev. Rodney), Tammy McCluney (Steve),Yvonne McCluney, Traci Smith, all of Gaffney; Colette McLeod Mitchell of Spartanburg, Quensinia Douglas of Charlotte; 25 grandchildren including Tonionae Littlejohn, Antronique Garrett, Tybreisha Little, Bianca McCluney, Steven McCluney, Ayana McCluney, Carleso McCluney, Raheem Littlejohn, Tommaneisha Dawkins, and Sidney Dawkins, raised in the home; several great-grandchildren; aunts, Trudy Dawkins and Lenora Camp; sisters-in-law, Virginia Hunt, Nancy Dawkins, Sadie Darlene Littlejohn, Deborah Israel (Mennesha), and Wilma Davis (Lavander); Rev. Lionel Dawkins (Carolyn), Rev. Donald Dawkins (Margaret), Milton Dawkins (Faye), and Harold Bernard Dawkins.

Funeral Services will be Friday, September 21st at 2:00 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. James Patton, Jr., officiating.

The family is at the home of Daryl and Shirley McCluney, 128 Granite Drive.

The Gilmore Mortuary