Born April 21, 1938 in Bragg City, Mo., the son of the late Virgil Thomas and Edith Ferguson McClure. He was a diesel mechanic for North American Van Lines and a member of the Mechanics Union for 15 years.
On Oct. 8, 1960, in Perryville, Mo., he married Charlotte J. Casey, who survives.
Survivors also include one son, Scott McClure, of Coon Rapids, Minn., one daughter, Brenda Laufenberger and husband, James, of Hazelwood, Mo., one sister, Ellen McCuley, of Florissant, Mo., two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and two step-grandchildren.
Private arrangements were made for funeral services.