Mr. Jimmy McClellan, 69, of Blountstown, FL, passed away early Friday morning, May 24, 2013, at his home.
Jimmy was born on Feb. 25, 1944 in Altha, FL, and had lived in Calhoun County for most of his life. He was a retired corrections officer with the State of Florida with 14 years of service. He was a 1962 graduate of Blountstown High School and was a member of the 1962 State Champion Basketball Team. Jimmy was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict serving in the United States Army and was a member of the American Legion. He was of the Protestant Faith.
Survivors include his wife of 13 years, Linda (Bamburg) McClellan, of Blountstown; a son, Frank McClellan, and partner, Arnie, and their two sons, Michael and Roman, of St. Petersburg, FL; a sister, Julia Roberts, and her husband, Charles, of Holly Hill, FL; a niece and nephew, Terry Ann Riale and her husband, Angelo, and Steve Roberts and his wife, Joanie, of the Daytona area; a great niece and nephew, Nicole Riale of Atlanta and A.J. Riale of Daytona; two stepdaughters, Valerie Nelson and her husband, Mike, of Navarre, FL, Barbara and Joe Lewis of Keithville, LA; grandchildren, Chloe and Will Nelson; Joseph and Jordan Lewis; a sister-in-Law, Sherry Upshaw, of Bossier City, LA; and a brother-in-Law, Steve Bamburg, and spouse, Donna, of Caushatta, LA.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 1, at 10:00 am (CDT) at Gateway Baptist Church in Blountstown with Reverend Roger King officiating. Memorialization will be by cremation. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes c/o Blountstown High School, 17586 Main Street North, Blountstown, FL 32424.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).