MOUNT VERNON — Raymond, E. McClure, 80, of Mount Vernon passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at his home with his family by his side.

He was born Aug. 14, 1938, in Ada, 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 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 was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved spending time with family and friends at his cabin.

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; twelve 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 and Akira Yoshimura.

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

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

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

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Raymond E. McClure.


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