Claremore Daily Progress

Obituaries

March 19, 2014

Jonathon Leroy McClure

CLAREMORE — Jonathon Leroy McClure, 19, Private 1st Class in the US Army, died Thursday, March 13, 2014 in a boating accident in Claremore.

Jonathon was born July 15, 1994 in Tulsa, Okla., to parents Terry McClure, Jr. and Judy Trimble McClure. Jonathon attended Sequoyah High School, graduating in 2012.

Following graduation, Jonathon wanted to serve his country, enlisting in the Army. He went to Basic Training at Ft. Jackson in South Carolina. After that, he went to AIT School at Ft. Eustis in Virginia, then on to his post at Ft. Carson in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Jonathon enjoyed many interest and hobbies.

At a young age he started to ride bulls, and Bull Riding in rodeo's was his favorite thing. He was also a big fan of the LA Rams football team. Jonathon loved to spend time at the lake, and always enjoyed fishing. He was always very thoughtful and helpful. He could often be found working on cars with his Dad. He also loved to help his Grandmother with yard work.

Jonathon is survived by his Loving Parents, Terry and Judy McClure, his little sister Amber, and his brothers, Devin, Wyatt, and Justin, all of Claremore; his grandmother Chong Ashby of Sperry, Okla., and grandmother Judy VonCannon of Winfield, Kan., Aunts and Uncles, Julie and Tom Jalbert of Tulsa, Tammy and Dave Hudson of Diamond, Mo., Trudy McClure of Bartlesville, Okla., He is also survived by numerous Great Aunts and Uncles, Cousins, other relatives, and many, many friends.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 19, 2014, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Rose Hill Funeral Home, 4161 E. Admiral Pl, Tulsa, OK, 74115.

There will also be a viewing before the funeral Thursday morning, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Claremore Church of the Nazarene, 1336 N. Dorothy Ave, Claremore, Okla. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m., with Pastor Mark Hiehle officiating.

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