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James Lynn McClure      1934 ~ 2017
James Lynn McClure passed away November 30, 2017 in St. James, Missouri
at the age of 83 years. He was preceded by his father Ollie James "Mac"
McClure; his mother Ruth Stacy McClure; and his sister Jane McClure
Henderson.

Mr. McClure was a survival instructor in the Air Force during the Korean War,
a Naturalist for the National Park Service in Virginia, and a Forester with the
U.S. Forest Service in Virginia, West Virginia, and then in Salem for many
years. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, hiker, camper, and enjoyed the out
of doors. He loved flying and was Captain of the local Civil Air Patrol unit, flew
fire patrol for the Missouri Department of Conservation, and taught flying for
many years. He was Boy Scout Scoutmaster, and a faithful member of the
United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife Loretta Bryant McClure of Salem, Missouri; son
Colonel Gregory McClure and wife, Dawn, of San Antonio, Texas; daughter,
Laura McClure of Washington DC; brother-in-law John Henderson of
Frederick, Maryland; nephew Darryl Henderson and wife, Lisa, of Catonsville,
Maryland; niece Stacy Henderson of Fredrick, Maryland; sister-in-law Marie
Osterbuhr and husband, Ron, of Garden City, Kansas; nephew Karl
Osterbuhr and wife, Rachel, of Denver, Colorado; nephew Kurt Osterbuhr
and Renee of Garden City, Kansas; nephew Kas Osterbuhr and wife, Jamie,
of Denver, Colorado; brother-in-law David Bryant of Washington, DC; and
other family.

Funeral service for James Lynn McClure of Salem, Missouri was held
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Salem United Methodist
Church, with Pastor Barry Baugh officiating.

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BORN
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eptember 11, 1934



PASSED AWAY
N
ovember 30, 2017
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