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Frank William McClary
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1926
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 2011
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Frank William McClary 84 of Indianapolis passed away on Saturday December 3, 2011. Frank was born December 29, 1926 in Plainfield, Indiana to the late Charles and Katherine (Vawter) McClary.

He was a WWII veteran of the United States Army. Frank was a founder and president of the Lawrence Christian School, and also worked as a self-employed carpenter.
He was a member of the Lawrence Christian Church where he served as an elder.

He is survived by his wife Mary Lou (May) McClary, whom he married on June 12, 1949 in Terre Haute, Indiana; son, David (Thelma) McClary of Huber Heights, OH; daughters, Amy (Terry) Ruff of Ghana, Africa, Kendra King of Atlanta, GA, and Mary Jane (Douglas) Marshall of Oaklandon, IN; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and one brother, Roy McClary of Indianapolis.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Marjorie Conner, Alice Boyer, Rosaleen Proffit and Barbara McClary; and one brother, Charles McClary.

Friends may call on Friday December 9, 2011 from 5pm until 9pm at the Lawrence Christian School, 5450 Boy Scout Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46226.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday December 10, 2011 beginning at 11am, also at the Lawrence Christian School. Burial will follow at Old Oaklandon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence Christian School, c/o the Frank McClary Scholarship Fund.

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
Philippians 1:21

We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord
2 Corinthians 5:8

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  Katherine Vawter McClary (1890 - 1984)
  Charles Robert Dean McClary (1920 - 1967)*
  Frank William McClary (1926 - 2011)
  Rosaleen McClary Proffitt (1928 - 1996)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Oaklandon Cemetery
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Created by: James Landrum
Record added: Dec 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81620259
Frank William McClary
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Frank William McClary
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Frank William McClary
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