Grenada, MS: Bennie Gene “Big Mac” McClellan, 55, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the Northeast MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Graveside services are 2 P.M. Tuesday, October 13 at New Hope Cemetery.
Mac was born in Greenwood moved to Carroll County as a teenager, attended Pillow and graduated from Carroll Academy. He attended Holmes Community College on a football scholarship and later worked as a graduate assistant. He moved to Grenada in 2002 where he worked for Lennox/ADP in the IT Department until 2007. He then began his job as a government contractor for Camp McCain until 2020. He loved MS State Football and was well known for his excellent grilling abilities. Mac was happiest when he was sharing the food he cooked with his friends.
Mac is survived by his wife of 17 years, Sheila H. McClellan, his mother, Dot McClellan both of Grenada; a daughter, Julia Trimble (Zack); three grandchildren, Kendall Trimble, Dillon Trimble and Rhett Trimble all of Carrollton; 2 step children, Heather Realmuto (Joey); and Leigh Anne Cain (Joey); 2 step-grandchildren, Colton Smart and Kyle Smart all of Grenada.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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