Robert R. "Bob" McClung
Robert R. "Bob" McClung, age 85, left this world on Thursday, September 13, 2018.
was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Della McClung,
siblings H.B. McClung, Jr., Mozelle Lewellyn, and daughter Elissa Marie
He is survived by Elissa, his wife of sixty-three years, sons John D. and Mark W. McClung and numerous nephews and nieces.
on November 4, 1932 in Waco, Texas, the family moved when Bob was 4;
living in Houston, then Beaumont, finally settling in Houston before Bob
entered school. He graduated from Reagan High School in the class of
1951. In 1952 he entered the U.S. Marine Corp and served in Korea
entering the reserves in 1954. In 1955 Bob married his beloved Elissa.
He began a thirty-seven and a half year career with Humble Oil &
Refining Co. which later became Exxon Co., USA. He retired in 1993. Bob
was a former member of St. Mark's and St. Stephen's United Methodist
Churches. At the time of his death, he was an active member of the First
United Methodist Church and the Logos Sunday School Class. He served as
an usher for many years.
A visitation for Bob will be held Monday,
September 17, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Pat H. Foley &
Company, 1200 West 34th Street, Houston, Texas 77018. A funeral service
will be Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 10:00 AM at First United
Methodist Church of Houston, 1320 S Main St, Houston, Texas 77002, with a
committal service to follow at 11:30 AM at Forest Park Lawndale
Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale Street, Houston, Texas 77023.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to First United Methodist Church of Houston.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Sept. 16, 2018