James Harry McClure
October 15, 1933 – September 14, 2019
James Harry McClure, 85, passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at his residence after a lingering illness.
He was born on October 15, 1933 to the late J.C. and Gladys Bryant McClure in Gaston County. Harry was retired from Carolina Freight Carriers and a member of Penelope Baptist Church. His greatest enjoyments were family, history, traveling, reading the Bible and telling anecdotes about life in his farming community. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Shelby Jean McClure, Harriet McClure; sisters, Mildred Earney, Livinia Shedd.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Isenhour McClure of the home; daughter, Renee Setzer of North Myrtle Beach, SC; son, James “Jimmy” McClure, Jr. of Hickory; stepson, Thomas Michael Elmore and wife Xiaorong of Connelly Springs; grandson, Jamie Todd McClure and wife Melanie of Granite Falls; granddaughters, Pamela Friday and husband Tim of Kings Mountain, Charity Beener and husband David of Gastonia, Misty Chick of Kings Mountain; step granddaughters, Anya Elmore of Hickory, Olga Poovey and husband Brad of Hickory, 11 great grandchildren, one great great grandson; brother, Mitch McClure and wife Nancy of Dallas; and brother- in- law Pete Earney.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at Penelope Baptist Church. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Rev. Larry Cline will be officiating the service. Entombment will follow at Catawba Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the “Out of the Ashes” Fund at Penelope Baptist Church, 3310 Main Ave. NW, Hickory, NC 28601.
- Calvin Moore
- Sonny Willis
- Mike Tadlock
- Ron Stillwell
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- Jim Wilson
- Kim Annas
- David Winkler
"Out of the Ashes" Fund, Penelope Baptist Church
3310 Main Ave. NW, Hickory , NC 28602
- VISITATION Wednesday, September 18, 2019
- FUNERAL SERVICE Wednesday, September 18, 2019
- ENTOMBMENT Wednesday, September 18, 2019
James Harry McClure
October 5, 2019
Peggy and family so sorry for your loss! I will be praying for you all. David Bryant - Highland Baptist Church
September 18, 2019
Praying for peace and comfort to the family. Harry was an amazing man (uncle) to Carol and Steve Anthony and everyone that knew him. He will never be forgotten.
Misty and Peter Francis
(Carol and Steve’s daughter and son in law).
Geren & Carley Street
September 17, 2019
Peggy you and your family are in our prayers! Harry was a sweet sweet man. Prayers for the days and weeks to come.
Love, Pastor Geren & Carley Street