Dale M. McClure, 89, of West Liberty, passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at Green Hills Care Center, West Liberty.
He was born on September 19, 1923 in Alcony, OH to the late Carl and Ethel (Hess) McClure.
On April 8, 1949 he married the former Patricia Kilgore in Rushsylvania and she preceded him in death on February 6, 2001. Also preceding him in death is a son, Allen McClure; sister, Ruby Codrington; and two brothers, Howard and Robert McClure.
Surviving are two sons, Roy McClure and Robert (Cyndi) McClure, both of West Liberty; five grandchildren, Allison (Rob) Louden, Jamie McClure, Robert McClure, Samantha VanHouten, and Alexandra VanHouten; three great grandchildren, Tyler Louden, Anna Louden, and Sophia VanHouten; a brother, Carl (Becky) McClure of Bellefontaine; daughter-in-law, Kathy McClure of West Liberty; and a long time friend, Shirley Dunaway of West Liberty.
A farmer all his life, Dale loved the Lord. He attended the First Church of God, West Liberty. He enjoyed tractors, bowling, the Cincinnati Reds, and having coffee with his friends at the Liberty Gathering Place.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, September 20, 2013 at the Eichholtz Daring and Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Pastors Robin Riggs and Ronald Irick will officiate a 10:00 am funeral service on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at the First Church of God, West Liberty. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of God, 315 Liberty St., West Liberty, OH 43357 or to the West Liberty FFA c/o West Liberty-Salem Local School, 7208 US Hwy. 68 North, West Liberty, OH 43357.
Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.