Timothy Mark McClure


Timothy Mark McClure, 63, of Bellefontaine and Ft. Pierce, Fla., passed away Saturday evening, Oct. 6, 2018, at his home outside Bellefontaine.

Tim was born in Washington, Pa., on July 4, 1955, to the late Charles William and Mary Alice Failinger McClure.

Tim graduated in 1973 from Washington High School. Following graduation, he worked for C&O Railroad, followed by Dayton Union Railroad, Conrail, and then became Superintendent C&S Construction Eastern & Western Regions for Norfolk Southern Railroad. After 41 years with the railroad, Tim retired in 2015 to spend his winters in Florida. In his spare time, Tim enjoyed taking trips on his motorcycle, golfing, and most recently playing bocce ball in Florida. As his health declined, Tim sought treatment at the Scully-Welsh Cancer Center in Vero Beach, Fla., and he became an advocate patient adviser on the council at Scully-Welsh.

Tim is survived by his wife, Kay Mortimore McClure, whom he married April 6, 1995, in Gatlinburg, Tenn. He is also survived by children, Stefanie (Tom) Wildermuth of Zanesfield, Trent (Krista) McClure of Atlanta, Alyson (Shawn) Watrous of Columbus and Colby McClure of Cincinnati; four grandchildren, SSgt. Brayden Wall who is currently deployed with the U.S. Air Force, Madison Wildermuth, Kinley McClure and Archer Watrous; a sister, Susan (Ed) Hendricksen of Washington, Pa.; and a brother, Charles (Carmella Kasmarik) McClure of Ft. Pierce, Fla.

Tim never met a stranger. He was a very caring and loving person and would do anything to help out his family and friends in Ohio and Florida. His greatest love was spending time with family and friends. All who loved him will dearly miss him.

Calling is from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Bellefontaine, where the funeral is at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12. Burial is in Harper Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Indian River Medical Center in memory of Tim McClure, 1000 37th Place, Suite 101, Vero Beach, FL 32960.

Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.