Born Aug. 29, 1949, at Hayti, a son of the late Mancel James and Mary Eva Dycus McClanahan, he was a graduate of Hayti High School, a Vietnam veteran and a carpenter.
Survivors include two brothers, Steve McClanahan and wife, Maravella of Beavercreek, Ohio and Bob McClanahan and wife, Kathy, of Winter Springs, Fla.
He was preceded in death by a brother, David McClanahan and a sister, Carol McClanahan Coleman.
Funeral services were 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with Dr. Mike Melton officiating.
Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.
Pallbearers were family members.