(1933 — 2019)
Hobert McClaine, 85 years, of Bryan, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center, Bryan. Hobert was born Nov. 30, 1933, in Gauley Bridge, West Virginia, the son of the late Hobert E. and Leona (Treadway) McClaine. He married Betty L. Kirk on July 30, 1955, in Fayetteville, West Virginia, and she preceded him in death. Hobert worked as a machinist at Simpson Industries for over 35 years and was a lifelong farmer. He had a passion for farming and loved the outdoors. Hobert enjoyed playing horseshoes, hunting and fishing.
Surviving are his three sons, Eugene (Sandy) McClaine of Pioneer, Michael (Peggy) McClaine of Bryan and Richard (Linda) McClaine of Bryan; five grandchildren, Eugene McClaine II, April (Joe) Witte, Victoria McClaine, Nicky (Adam) Olds and Eric (Apryl) McClaine; 13 great-grandchildren; and sister, Charlotte (Richard) Gallo. Hobert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty; three brothers, Cortez Swagger, Emry Swagger and Lee McClaine.
Funeral services for Hobert McClaine will be held at noon, Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home-Lynn Street Chapel, 206 N. Lynn St., Bryan, with Pastor John MacFarlane officiating. Interment will follow in Fountain Grove Cemetery, Bryan. Visitation will be held beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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