Major William Bruce McNary, USAF(Ret), 74, of Lake Lure, NC, died Friday, December 10 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock, NC. Born March 10, 1936 in West Bend, IA, he retired to Lake Lure, NC in 1991. He was President of the Lake Lure Lakefront Owners Association, President of the Lake Lure Lions Club, President of the Western NC Retired Officers Association, Captain on the Fairfield Mountains VFD and member of the choir at The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Bat Cave, NC.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 37 years, Nancy Graham McNary; his four children, Cathi, Jeff, Steve and Laura Jo; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, December 18, at The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Bat Cave. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, P.O. Box 130, Bat Cave, NC 28710 or to the hospice facility of your choice.