Richard E. McClain, Sr., 77, of Newark, Ohio, formerly of Paris, passed away June 8, 2014 at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville, Ohio.

He was born June 18, 1936 in Newark to the late Robert and Lillian (Sensabaugh) McClain. He enjoyed woodworking and was an avid golfer.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Larry and Robert McClain.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the Vensil & Chute Funeral Home – Frazeysburg Chapel. Burial was in Hanover Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma (Gault) McClain; children, Richard E. McClain, Jr. of Conway, Sherri Charles of Dardanelle; sister, Margaret Gray of Newark, Ohio; brother, Ronald McClain of St. Louisville, Ohio; six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

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