Blaine David ‘Sparky’ McClure age 64, of Lima died 7:33 p.m., Wed. Jan. 26 at his residence. He was born July 11, 1946 in Fort Benning, GA to Blaine and Iris Holton McClure, Jr. His father preceded him in death and his mother survives in Lima. He was formerly married to Carol Benfield McClure who survives in Lima.
Additional survivors include a son: Brian D. (Sanilee Saunders) McClure of Ashville, OH, a daughter Heather A. McClure of Lima, 7 grandchildren: Channing Poling, Dalton Poling, Kyra McClure, Bria McClure, Jacob McClure, Brayden McClure and Joseph McClure, 2 brothers: Jerry (Teddi) McClure of Lima, Michael McClure of Harrod and 2 sisters: Carolynn (Gary) Sibert of Cincinnati and Rebecca (Rodney) Adcock-Keller of Elida.
Mr. McClure had been an assembler for Ford Motor Company, Lima. He was a graduate of Lima Sr. High School class of 1965 and had served in the U. S. Navy. He was a member of American Legion Post 96 and U A W Local 1219. He enjoyed fishing.
The family will receive friends 2 – 4 and 6 -8 p.m. Sunday and noon until time of services Monday at Bayliff &Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral service will begin at 1:30 with Pastor Brandon Green officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.