Robert (Bob) Wayne McClain 86, of Pineville passed away Monday December 2, 2019 following a long illness.
Born February 28, 1933 in Mullens, he was the son of the late Edwin and Irene Cook McClain.
Bob was a graduate of Mullens High School, and received a baseball and basketball scholarship to WV Tech in Montgomery, he graduated with his teaching degree in 1955. He went on to teach in Wyoming County, where he coached and was also a long time basketball official, He then went on to retire from the State Department of Rehabilitation, and was secretary of the Clear Fork Valley Golf Course, he kept the golf ball he made his hole in one with.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Eddie McClain, and his sister Elaine Huffman.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 63 years Ann McClain, 2 sons, Bobby McClain and wife Lisa of Charlotte Tenn, Jerry McClain of Pineville, his daughter Kelly Edwards of Las Vegas Nevada, his brother Jimmy McClain of Muncie, Indiana, his grandchildren Morgan McKinney and her husband Terry of Newport News, Va. Benjamin Edwards of Princeton, Dustin Edwards and his wife Emily of Saulsville, Zak McClain of Charlotte Tenn, his great grandchild Jameson McKinney of Newport News, Va. and a host of dear friends.
A memorial service will be held for Bob on Friday December 6, 2019 at 1pm in the chapel of Evans-Calfee Funeral Service in Pineville. Friends may gather with the family from Noon until service time Friday at the funeral home. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated.
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