Obit: Leo James McClure, Jr. age 56, Free Soil

December 4, 2012

Leo James McClure, Jr. age 56, of Free Soil  passed away December 3, 2012. He was born June 13, 1956 in Flint, Michigan to the late Leo James McClure, Sr. and Cecilia (Lucius) McClure.  He attended Mason County Central High School. Leo was a truck driver for much of his life until retirement.  After many years on the road, Mr. McClure worked as a greeter at the Walmart in Ludington.

He enjoyed golf, NASCAR(especially Jeff Gordon), and Tennessee Volunteer Football.

Leo was preceeded in death by his father, brother; Anthony Jay McClure, and son; Charles Ray Eugene Smith.

Surviving is his daughter, Cecilia Margaret McClure of Atlanta, GA; stepchildren Joseph Allen Smith of Albertville, AL., Dana Henson of Guntersville, AL., Darline Reedy of Chattanooga, TN. And Sonja Henson of Grant, AL.  Also surviving are numerous grandchildren,  great grandchildren,  special friends Deb, Ali, and Jill LeLugas; sisters, Theresa Hargraves of Grand Rapids, MI., Barbara Bowers of FT. Payne, AL, Marion Coleman of Greenville, SC., brothers; Douglas McClure of Westland, MI., Christopher McClure of Dixson, CA., Thomas McClure of Freesoil, MI., numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, December 7, 1012 at the Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center-Ludington, from 4-7 pm.  For more information, you may contact the family via facebook.  Please visit Leo’s personal memory page at

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