James Gordon McLean, 64, of Jeremiah, died January 20 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center.
The son of the late Richard Brown and Lottie Lee McLean, he was preceded in death by a sister, Shelia Lynn Blair.
Mr. McLean loved watching University of Kentucky basketball and collecting watches.
Surviving are a niece, Heather Renee Phillips and husband Frank of Jeremiah; two nephews, Jason Wade Rice of Lexington, and James Allen Blair and wife Amber of Jeremiah; a greatnephew, William Dakota Phillips of Jeremiah; two great-nieces, April Nicole Phillips and Julee Lynn Blair, both of Jeremiah; and a special friend, Harold Estep.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today ( Wednesday) at Blair Branch Church. Burial will follow in the Blair family cemetery at Jeremiah.
Letcher Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.