Gerry McLean, 68, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa.
An informal memorial service will be held for Gerry on Monday, Nov. 6, at 1 p.m. at Brumley-Mills Chapel in McAlester.
Gerry McLean was born on Oct. 4, 1949, in McAlester. He grew up here and at age 16 he began training quarter-horses for racing, a passion that has lasted a lifetime for Gerry, who became a multiple stakes winning trainer over his long career.
Gerry is survived by his wife, Terry McLean; a daughter and son-in-law, Jody and Mike Hartsfield, and grandchildren, Ashten Crawley, Austin Gallagher, Blake Gallagher and Levi Gallagher. He is also survived by Justin Robinson and Larry Sharp.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Doug McLean and Betty Joe Halliburton, and a daughter, Desirai McLean.
Published on November 5, 2017