Clarence A. “Clancy” McDonnell, Jr.

December 23, 1939 ‒ November 13, 2017

Galion, Ohio

Clarence A. “Clancy” McDonnell, Jr., 77, of Galion passed away Monday, November 13, 2017 at Signature HealthCARE in Galion.

He was born December 23, 1939 in Altoona, Pennsylvania and was the son of Clarence A. Sr. and Sarah (Kaylor) McDonnell.

Clancy worked as a barber in the area for many years and also for Galion Dresser/Komatsu. He was a lifetime member of the AMVETS Polk Township Post 1979 of Galion and enjoyed crossword puzzles, country music, especially Kris Kristofferson.

Clancy is survived by daughters Deanna Eicher of Crestline and Sherry (Johnny) Thomas of Galion; grandchildren Sarah (Rob) Otten of Richwood, Taustin Greanya, Colten Skaggs both of Galion and Shalea Penrod of Florida and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son Jeff McDonnell.

Following his wishes, no services will be observed.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Clancy McDonnell, Jr., and condolences may be made to them at

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  • To the McDonnell Family,
    Please accept our sympathies and prayers for your loss.
    The Ron Nelson Family