Tommy F. McClure, 71

Tommy W. (Tom) McClure, 71, North Manchester, died at 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in his residence. 

He was born Jan. 15, 1944, in North Manchester, to Howard and Ruth (Grossnickle) McClure.  On Aug. 25, 1990, he married Kathy Hopkins. 

Tom was a driver for W&W Concrete for 37 years.  He retired in 2010.  He was assistant fire chief in North Manchester for 8 years and a firefighter for 22 years.  He loved to camp, NASCAR, his family,  his dog, Sammy, his cat Morris, and riding his golf cart around town.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy McClure, North Manchester; a son, Jeff (Amy) McClure, Valdosta, Ga.; a daughter, Danielle (Julio) Luevano, North Manchester; a stepdaughter, Marjory (Brian) Stayer, North Manchester; a brother, Steve (Rita) McClure, North Manchester; a sister, Patti Flora, Wabash; eight grandchildren and a great grandchild. 

A brother, Ted McClure, is deceased. 

Family and friends may call Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, from 3-8 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. 

IVFA Memorial Service is Saturday at 7 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. 

Funeral service is  Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at 2 p.m. at McKee Mortuary.  Pastor Kurt Stout will officiate. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester, at a later date. 

For those who wish to honor the memory of Tom McClure, memorial contributions may be made to Wabash County Cancer Society, PO Box 144, North Manchester, IN 46962.

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Posted on 2015 Nov 11