Meridian Star


November 3, 2013

Robert Lee McPherson

MERIDIAN —     PHILADELPHIA—Services for Robert Lee McPherson will be held today at 3 p.m. from Antioch Baptist Church in the House community of Neshoba County with Dr. Ray Spence officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    Mr. McPherson, 51, of Union, died Friday at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian.

    He was a native of Hurley and had lived in the House community of Neshoba County since 1979. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He worked as a registered nurse for part of 21 years. He enjoyed woodcarving, making bowls and pens, camping and spending time with family. Mr. McPherson was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

    Survivors include his wife, Marcia McPherson of Union; son, Christopher McPherson of Meridian; daughter, Meghan McPherson of Union; sister, Sherrill (Jeff) Munds of Shreveport, La., brother, Randall (Barbara) McPherson of Leland; several nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Frances McPherson.

    Pallbearers will be Percy Chandler, Dillon Goforth, Josh McPherson, Big Daniel Munds, Little Daniel Munds and Casey Fondren.

    Visitation will be held today from 12 noon until 2 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home. 

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