Larry Loren McClary

August 13, 1937 ‒ January 17, 2005

Delaware, Ohio

Larry Loren McClary, age 67, of Delaware passed away after a long illness on Monday evening, January 17, 2005 at Wintersong Village Nursing Facility.

Born on Aug. 13, 1937 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Loren A. and Frances (Morrison) McClary of Johnstown. Attended North High School in Columbus. He was a sharpshooter and expert rifleman in the US Army during the Vietnam War, and was stationed in Hawaii. Retired as a self-employed finish carpenter. Member of the V.F.W. post 3297, F.O.E. # 376 of Delaware, Moose Lodge #1167, & AM Vets Post 102.

Larry loved joining his family and friends at the many clubs he belonged to. He enjoyed Nascar, woodworking, and attending the Annual Loren McClary Family Reunion. He will sadly be missed by family and friends.

Survived by his loving Wife; Rosalie (Dennis) McClary of Delaware, Daughters; Rhonda (Chet) Szczygiel of Columbus, Stacey (Bob) Proctor of Flint, MI, Step-daughter; Denise Cowgill of Delaware, Step-sons; George (Pam), Mike (Shawna), Dan, & Steve Craft all of Delaware, Grandchildren; Nicole (Jon) Brake, Natasha (Singleton Hicks) Szczygiel, Natalie (Jim) Miller, Jeremie Proctor, Sharli Davenport, Robbie & Damien Cowgill, Michael, Heidi & Kyle Craft, Ashleigh, Lilly & Lindsey Craft, Great-grandchildren; Wyatt, Jesse, Eve & Roxann Brake, Raven, Billy, Krimson, & Harli Davenport, Skyler Cowgill, & Tristan Wells, Sisters; Betty Zawacki, of Miamisburg, Donna (Ray) Spillman of Columbus, Diann (Phil) Breece of Delaware, Brothers; Arthur (Nancy) of Ashley, Roy (Cinda) of FL, Charles (Carol) of Newark, Aunt Thelma of CA, Former Wife; Aida I. (Santiago) Savage, many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends & their families.

Preceded in death by Brother; Edgar McClary, Mother-in-law; Janet Graham Dennis, & Former Wife; Nancy Johanson.

Friends may call Thursday 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 36, Delaware, where funeral services will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. with Nephew, Rev. Chuck McClary officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Wintersong Village Nursing Facility, 478 S. Sandusky St., Delaware, Ohio 43015.

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