WAYCROSS — Mr. James “Sam” McClellan, 74 of Waycross, died Sunday evening, March 22, 2020, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House after an extended illness. McClellan was born and raised in Waycross before moving to Callahan, Fla., and Norway, S.C. for numerous years. He and his family settled back in Waycross in 1981. McClellan was the Director of Quality Control and Engineering for Scott Housing and General Housing. He was a member of the New Life Assembly of God and served as the Project Manager for the new sanctuary construction project. McClellan enjoyed offshore fishing, working on his blueberry farm and traveling. More than anything he loved his family and any time he was able to spend with them, especially his children and grandchildren. McClellan was preceded in death by his parents, James Frank McClellan and Lorraine Thrift McClellan; one brother, Choya Shirey; one sister, Charlotte Tanner; and his brother-in-law, Robert “Bobby” Perkins. McClellan is survived by his wife of 44 years, Janet McClellan of Waycross; five children, Robin Ham and her husband Kippy of Hoboken, Eric McClellan and his wife Angela of Brunswick, James “Jim” McClellan of Waycross, Samuel McClellan of Carrollton, Texas, Sean McClellan and his wife Kim of McKinney, Texas; eight grandchildren, Ashton Ham, Faith Ham, Annah Ham, Monte McClellan and his wife Louella, Ericka Mc- Clellan, Micah McClellan, Jeremiah McClellan, Elana McClellan; three sisters, Jackie Walker and her husband Doug of Blackshear, Toinyoual King and her husband Billy “Red” of Waycross, Janice Perkins of Waycross; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 28 in Oakland Cemetery, with the Rev. Ted Miller, Rev. Andy Peacock and Rev. Eric McClellan officiating. Active pallbearers will be Monte McClellan, Ashton Ham, Jeremiah McClellan, Jamey Perkins, Cris Cox, Carlos Cox, and Jake King. Honorary pallbearers will be “Red” King, Earl Woodcock, Larry Wasdin and Wayne Roberts. Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.