Obituaries Tyrone Daily Herald Archives

Donald C. McClellan

Donald C. McClellan, 82 of Tipton died Thursday morning, June 12, 2008 at Epworth Manor, Tyrone.
He was born in Tipton on February 20, 1926, a son of the late Chester and Edna Mae (Cherry) McClellan.
He married Joyce I. Nearhoof on June 26, 1948 in Winchester, VA. She died October 23, 1994.
Surviving are two sons: Donald A. and wife, Diane and Randy C. both of Tipton; two daughters: Terri J. Dearing and husband, Jeff of Tipton and Karen J. Brantner and husband, Patrick of Mansfield, TX; eight grandchildren: Scott , Gabriel, Chris, Denny Jr., and Ryan McClellan, Lindsay Dearing and Cory and Kyle Brantner; three great-grandchildren: Hayden, Hannah and Ella; brother: Charles D. of Cape Canaveral, FL and sisters: Dorothy Whitesel and Phyllis Burkholder both of Tipton.
He was preceded in death by a son, Dennis L. in 2003 and a brother, Chester R.
Don retired as co-owner of McClellan’s Body Shop, Tipton.
He was a Navy veteran serving during World War II in the Pacific Theater.
Don was a member of Tipton United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Tyrone VFW and American Legion.
Don enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, June 15, 2008 at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Bellwood.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, June 16, 2008 at the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Robert Ludrowsky officiating.
Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park, Antis Township.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Don’s memory may be made to Epworth Manor Assurance Fund or Tipton United Methodist Church.