Mr. Herbert Lee McClure, 82, of Pacolet, S.C., passed away Friday, October 14, 2011, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Mr. McClure was born in Lincoln, W.Va., on March 30, 1929, a son of the late Charles McClure and Nora McAlister McClure. He was a member of Winfield Baptist Church in Winfield, W.Va. Mr. McClure was a Mason for more than fifty years and served as Past Master nine times at the Buffalo Lodge in Buffalo, W.Va. He coached numerous candidates and was a member of the Scottish Rite.
Surviving are three daughters, Lisa Sanders and husband, Chris, of Pacolet, S.C., Kim Gregory and husband Brian of Union, S.C., and Tammy McClure Young of West Virginia; three sons, Richard L. McClure and wife, Carolyn, of North Carolina, Michael McClure and wife, Christy, of West Virginia; a brother, Clifford McClure of West Virginia; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Mr. McClure was predeceased by eleven siblings.
Graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, October 17, 2011, at Union Memorial Gardens conducted by the Rev. Brad Goodale with Masonic Rites.
The family will receive friends following the graveside service at the cemetery.
Active Pallbearers and Honorary Pallbearers will be the Masons.
Memorials may be made to Philippi Student Ministry, 327 Philippi Church Road, Union, SC 29379.
The family is at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Chris Sanders, 100 Stone Crest Court, Pacolet, SC 29372.
SR Holcombe Funeral Home, email www.holcombefuneralhomes.com, is in charge of arrangements.