OBITUARY

David J McClain

May 24, 1951March 28, 2021
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David J. McClain age 69, of Versailles passed away at 5:45 PM on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. David was born May 24, 1951, in Greenville to the late Herbert “Mac” & Mary Ann (Ogelsby) McClain. In addition to his parents, David was also preceded in death by his brother, Michael McClain; and aunt, Berneda Trent. David is survived by his step mother, Juanita (Painter) McClain of Greenville; daughters & sons-in-law, Michelle & Christopher Beck of New Madison and Angie & Brett Bender of Versailles; step daughter, Christina & Carmen Campbell of Sidney; grandchildren, Ashley Gamble, Brianna Beck, Kayla Young, Kelsy Young, Joseph Beck and Natalie Beck; great-granddaughter, Emma Head; brother, Ray McClain of California; and best friend & business partner, Margie Mayhew of Versailles. David served in the U.S. Navy Seabees during the Vietnam War. He owned McClain’s Construction in Greenville. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Greg Hyre officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Ft. Jefferson with full military honors conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, April 5, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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Christina Campbell

April 5, 2021

One of my fondest memories was of Dad taking me to see the Reds. He would take me to a Spaghetti restaurant in Cincy that was a train car. We sat in the nosebleeds because it was a reward from school but we didn't care.

One tradition I passed on was to make sure ALL of my children got Valentine candy from me even my non-biological kids. Dad always without fail came home with Valentine heart boxwith a card for each of us girls on Valentines day. He always asked us to be his best girl. Dad did this all on his own with zero prodding from mom because he wanted us to know he loved us. I am so glad he did.

I just told my son last February that the Daddies in this family ALWAYS get Valantine candy for ALL their children.

It's tradition.

AIMEE Martin

April 5, 2021

To My McCain cousins through my momma i am so sorry for the tremendous loss of of a well loved man whose family has always meant so much to each other since I was a small child. https://www.schoedinger.com/m/obituaries/William-Markel/MemorialEvents

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are with uncle Bill and mom and grandpa and I know that you are all watching over one another. Until we meet again cousin David!

I am sorry but after loosing gpa and my mom and Bill I haven't been able to attend services if any of you ever need me I am a call away much much love to all of you always! 9376548958.

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