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Dr. Paul Douglas McLean, 67, of Newport News, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Neill A. and Iva J. McLean; his sister and brother-in-law, Iva and Claude Draughn; his brother, Charles McLean; his niece, Angela Draughn, and his sister-in-law, Ruth McLean. 

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Morrison, Newport News. He graduated from Hampton University, University of Michigan, George Washington University, and earned his PhD from Virginia Tech in 2011. He was an entrepreneur, loved music, and was a member of numerous education associations.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Julia A. “Mikki” McLean; his daughters, Tiffany (Chris) Wilson, Krystall Nunn, Yvonne Lewis and DaVea (Anthony) Bagby; his sons, Joseph (Angela) Thornton, and Marc Thornton; his siblings, Neill A. (Cathy) McLean Jr., Edward McLean, Mary Dowdell; his sister-in-law, Peggie McLean; his grandchildren, Miana, Brianna, Brandon, Alexia, Marc Jr., Jade, Anthony Jr. and Brittany; many beloved nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-12 noon Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at Altmeyer Funeral Home-Denbigh Chapel, 12893 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, followed by a funeral service at 12:30 p.m., conducted by Pastor Kevin M. Smith. Interment will take place in Parklawn Memorial Park following the service.