Calvin Edward McClure, 89, of Wister, OK passed away May 3, 2016 in Poteau, OK. Calvin was born January 5, 1927 in Ashgrove, MO to William Edward & Celia (Jackson) McClure. He was the foreman for a turkey ranch. Calvin was a veteran of the US Navy and a member of the Disabled American Veterans. He had a great love for God; he loved his family as well as gardening and fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Josephine; sisters, Madge, Joetta and Doris; brother, Jack; an infant sibling; granddaughter, Patricia and an infant grandchild.
Survivors include his daughters & sons in law, Pamela & Stanley Haywood of Lannigan, MO, Carla & James Warren of North Platt, NE, Karen & Sam Tart of Hope Mills, NC; sons & daughter in law, Randy & Lisa McClure of Chadron, NE, Dale McClure of Greeley, CO; 19 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; 33 foster children; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 10 am, Friday, May 6, 2016 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with Past Commander DAV - Charlie Horsley officiating. Interment will follow in Ellis Chapel Cemetery, Wister, OK. Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Andrew Haywood, Daniel Barhite, Jacob, William, Timothy and Thomas McClure, Dylan Tart and Wyatt Darby.
The family will be at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives & friends.