Harold Lee McClure

Jan. 12, 1932-Nov. 29, 2019


Harold Lee McClure, 87, of Waynetown passed away Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at Franciscan Health in Lafayette.

He was born Jan. 12, 1932, at Wallace, to the late Charles E. and Orintha (Hamm) McClure. He was the youngest of five children.

Harold graduated from Wallace High School in 1950 and proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War, stationed at Edwards AFB. On March 23, 1952, he married Elsie Mae Plunkett, who survives. He retired after 42 years from Alcoa in Lafayette as a pressman and crane operator. He was a handyman that could do anything and enjoyed working in the garden and wood working.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Elsie; daughter Patty Hofmann, both of Waynetown; three grandchildren, Jeremy Edwards, Jamie (Shane) Sankey and Jaclyn Newkirk; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son Fred McClure; and three older brothers.

Cremation was chosen with a private family graveside service at Waynetown Masonic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to your favorite charity.

Shoemaker Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Share memories and condolences online at www.shoemakerfuneralhome.com.


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