Mr. McCranie is retired after serving 32 years in the educational system of Dodge County. However, he remains active with the National Beta Club in the schools. He has served as Beta Club State Sponsor twice and is currently in his 12th year as a member of the Georgia State Beta Club Council. He is a past Dodge County Outstanding Citizen-of-the-Year.
Mr. McCranie is a city council member for the town of Chauncey and is the Director of Music and Chairman of the deacons at Chauncey Baptist Church. He resides in Chauncey with his wife, Beverly.