He was born Dec. 10, 1946, in Clay County, the son of Joseph and Esther McQueen.
Mic, as he was known by his friends, graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1965 and later from Indiana State University with batchelors and masters degrees.
Mic taught mechanical drafting at Cascade High School for nine years before taking a job for Yellow Freight Trucking Company.
He worked for Yellow Freight for 30 years, retiring this past September.
Mic enjoyed spending time outdoors, camping and fishing and collecting antiques.
He was a member of the Carbon Masonic Lodge No. 529, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge No. 274 and the Moose Lodge 780.
He also enjoyed spending time with his friends and family at Hunters Lounge and the Alabama. He was a devoted and loving son, father and grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Esther and an infant sister Rita McQueen.
Survivors include sons Clint McQueen and Troy McQueen and wife Karen, all of Brazil, daughter Molly McQueen, granddaughters Adalynn McQueen and Myra McQueen, brothers Delbert McQueen and wife Rochelle, Brazil, Max McQueen and wife Jeanne, Indianapolis, and Tom McQueen and wife Barbara, Marshall, Ill., as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Services will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 4-8 p.m., and again Wednesday from 7:30 a.m., until time of service.
Masonic services will be performed at the funeral home Tuesday at 7 p.m., by the Carbon and Center Point Masonic Lodges.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.