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home : obituaries : obituaries May 24, 2016

7/1/2013 8:00:00 AM
Hal W. McClain
April 11, 1941 - June 28, 2013
Hal McClain
Hal McClain

Hal Wayne McClain, 72, Denver, passed away at 4:40 p.m. on Friday, June 28, 2013, at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru, shortly after he collapsed at his home.

Born April 11, 1941, in Peru, he was the son of Tracy Earl and Keturah Elizabeth (Cutshall) McClain.

On Oct. 11, 1980, at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, in Kokomo, he was married to Nancy Kay Fulk, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 12, 1993.

Hal was the owner and president of McClain Funeral Home, in Denver, where he began as an employee 50 years ago. He purchased the funeral home in 1970, and was proud to serve the North Miami Community and surrounding area his entire career as a funeral director. He was active in his community and was a member of the Mexico Church of the Brethren.

Survivors include his three sons, Ryan Allen and his wife Charlene, Sheridan, Bradley Andrew, Peru, and Jayke Allen, Peru; three grandchildren, Tyler Phillip, Allyson Taylor, and Elijah Michael; and four sisters-in-law, Betty Anne McClain, Lancaster, Pa., Virginia Joan Fulk, Terre Haute, Edna Ruth Fulk, Muncie, and Georgia Fulk, Terre Haute. He is also survived by his closest friends and work family, Ron Fites, Macy, Bill and Shirley Coahran, Macy, Jo Willis, Macy, and Bill and Nancy McGuire, Mexico. He is also survived by his three beloved dachshunds, Zacky, Flen and Trevor.

He was preceded in death by his two sisters, Barbara Stoner and Donna Welty; and three brothers, Eugene, Oden and Bernard McClain.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the Mexico Church of the Brethren with Pastor Don Ritchey, Pastor Steve Ailes and Pastor Dave Beebe officiating.

Burial will follow in Westlawn Cemetery, Denver.

Visitation will be from noon-8 p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2013, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hickory Creek Nursing Home of Peru to help with the purchase of an activity van.

The online guestbook can be signed at

Reader Comments

Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Article comment by: Phoeba Drudge

I am so sorry for you loss. Your father was a great person. I was so grateful for the way he took care of my mother when she passed away in 2003.You and your family will be in my prayers.

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