Terry E. McClard, 65, of Taylorville, IL, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham, AL, surrounded by his family.
He was born December 12, 1947 in Taylorville, IL, the son of Marshall and Thelma Yockey McClard. Terry married Gloria VanHooser on September 16, 1967 in Taylorville, IL. He was a loving husband, father and proud grandfather. He retired from maintenance at Dominion Energy, and was a member of the National Model Railroad Association and B&O Historical Society. He was a huge train fan and an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan. He also enjoyed going to all of the grandkids activities and antiquing with his buddy, Jimmy. Terry collected stamps, Coca Cola memorabilia and coins.
Surviving are his wife, Gloria; son, Jeffrey McClard of New York City, NY; daughters, Tammy (Jeff) Scott, Terra (Jim) Dunkirk and Jenny McClard (fiancé Luke Cummins), all of Taylorville, IL; grandchildren: Zachary Donaldson, Justin Dunkirk, Ryan Donaldson, Kamelita Dunkirk, Preston Scott, Austin Dunkirk, Taylor Donaldson, Brynn Cummins, Johnathan Scott and Henley Cummins; great-grandchild, Rylen Donaldson; brother, Daryl (Joy) McClard of Edwardsville, IL; sister, Sheila (Kirk) Johnson of Springfield, TN; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, parents-in-law, Dean and Camelita VanHooser and brother-in-law, Steve VanHooser.
Visitation will be held Friday, July 26, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Sign the online guestbook at www.suttonmemorialhome.com.
Funeral services for Terry E. McClard, 65, of Taylorville, IL were held Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL.
Casket bearers were Zachary Donaldson, Ryan Donaldson, Austin Dunkirk, Justin Dunkirk, Preston Scott, and Taylor Donaldson. Honorary casket bearers were Kamelita Dunkirk, Jonathan Scott, Ryan Donaldson, Brynn Cummins, and Henley Cummins.
Mr. McClard passed away July 22, 2013 at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham, AL, surrounded by his family.