Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all McClures in:
 • Franklin Cemetery
 • Tescott
 • Ottawa County
 • Kansas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
John Charles McClure
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Nov. 18, 1975, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 2011, USA

John McClure, well-known and much-loved Kansas City chef, passed away unexpectedly at his home October 19, 2011.

John was raised in Tescott, Kansas, and graduated from Tescott High School in 1994. He served in the United States Navy from 1994 1998, on the USS Independence.

Following his naval service, he graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. John was the owner and executive chef of Starker's Restaurant on-the-Plaza in Kansas City.

Food was his passion and it earned him two distinguished honors in the culinary world; the Wine Spectator Grand Award for one of the greatest wine lists in the world and he was recognized by The James Beard Foundation for Outstanding Contribution to the Foundation in July 2009.
John was a member of the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Foundation and was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

John was preceded in death by his grandfathers, L.M. "Mitch" McClure and Floyd Chapman. Survivors included his parents, Gilbert and Marilyn McClure; brother, Rob McClure; sister, Angela Kolenda; his grandmothers, Cleo McClure and Ruth Chapman; three nephews, Zachery, Zane and Weston McClure; two nieces, Olivia and Lucy Kolenda and one grandnephew, Mason McClure. 
 
Inscription:
Son of Gilbert and Marilyn McClure
Brother of Robert and Angela
Uncle of Zachary, Zane, Weston, Olivia and Lucy
 
Burial:
Franklin Cemetery
Tescott
Ottawa County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Peace
Record added: Aug 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95569784
John Charles McClure
Added by: Pam Morgan
 
John Charles McClure
Added by: Peace
 
John Charles McClure
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Sunshine
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

may you r.i.p it was a pleasure serving with you! you will be missed
- jessica wells
 Added: Jul. 5, 2013

- Pam Morgan
 Added: Nov. 14, 2012

- Ruth
 Added: Oct. 25, 2012
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service