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December 7, 2019

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Funeral service Saturday for Ada native Raymond McClure

Raymond E. McClure, 80, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, died on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at his home.

He was born on Aug. 14, 1938, in Ada, Ohio, to the late Ray and Helen (Doersam) McClure.  Raymond was employed at United Telephone as a Senior Analyst and retired after 42 years of service. 

He was a member of the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Ada.  He was also a member of the Mount Vernon Jaycees and the Colonial City Moose Lodge #2555.  Raymond was also very involved with Mount Vernon Girls' Softball.

He is survived by his wife Karen (Gast) McClure; his son Michael (Jill) McClure; four daughters, Jackie (Ron) Green, Jody (Rick) Goetzman, Monica (Mike) Hunnicut, Raelene (Joe) Meyer; 12 grandchildren, Brittany Peck, Brett Hunnicut, Chelsea Shannon, Ryan Goetzman, Austin Goetzman, Katelyn Goetzman, Kacie Goetzman, Mackenzie McClure, Abbey McClure, Joshua McClure, Emma Meyer, Audrey Meyer; nine great-grandchildren, Logan, Noah, Dakota, Kyleigh, Owen, Kaylin, Bronson, Cooper, Mila; and two special family members Jeff Combs, Akira Yoshimura.

Besides his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis McClure, and his sister, Judy Lasko.

Friends may call on Saturday, July 27, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home. Mt. Vernon. A memorial service will follow, at 3 p.m., with Roger Marra officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 or to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, P.O. Box  280, Ada, Ohio 45810.

To send the family a condolence online visit: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements are by the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home.