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Roy Franklin McClure

November 1, 1947 — April 14, 2024

Homer, LA

Roy Franklin McClure

A Memorial Services was held for Roy Franklin McClure, age 76, at St. Margaret Catholic Church, in Homer, LA, on Friday, May 3, 2024, at 10:00 a.m., officiated by Father Nicholas Duncan. Interment was at Lisbon Methodist Cemetery in Lisbon, LA. 


Roy was born November 1, 1947, in Manila, Philippines, to J.D. and Josephine Flores McClure. He entered into rest on April 14, 2024, in Ruston, LA. Roy was one of six children. He drove a semi as a cross country truck driver for several years. Later in life he moved to Homer and was employed by Wade Correctional Center where he worked and retired after 25 years.  It was during those years that he met the love of his life, June McClure. They enjoyed traveling and camping together. He was a member of St. Margaret Catholic Church and the Men’s Club. Twice a week he looked forward to playing cards with his friends. Roy spent the last few years lovingly taking care of his precious wife, June, during her illness.


He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 28 years, June McClure; his parents; two brothers, Henry McClure and Anthony McClure; and son-in-law, Denny Bays.


He is survived by his two sons, Leonard Michael Legendre and wife Amy of Homer and Kevin Legendre and wife Melissa of Decatur, TX; two daughters, Deborah Easterling and husband R.J. and Michele Bays all of Homer, LA; two sisters, Tanya McClure of Minden, LA, and Carmelita Cleveland and husband David of Shreveport, LA; brother, John Dennis, JR, and wife Bette Lou of Houston , TX; thirteen grandchildren, Joshua Legendre and wife Drue, Stephen Legendre and wife Callie, Holly Legendre,  Allison Prickett and husband Jesse, Matthew Brown, John Brown and wife Natalie, Catee Ellerbe and husband Roger, Chris Ebarb, Dustin Bays, Kristie Beeson and husband Daniel, Chelsea Lamance, Morgan Reeves and husband Will, and Jacie Lamance; eighteen great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Roy’s family would like to express their gratitude to Claiborne Memorial Medical Center, Butler-Abshire Clinic, Ruston Regional Specialty Hospital and their staffs for the care and compassion shown him during his final days.


Honorary pallbearers were Roy Lewis, Wayne Volentine, Wayne Woodham, Gary Smith, Jerry Alexander, and Glen Kyle.


In lieu of flowers honoring Roy, his family request memorials be made to St. Margaret Catholic Church of Homer, LA. 


Rose-Neath Funeral Home

Homer Chapel  (318) 927-6110

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Memorial Service

Friday, May 3, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Margaret Catholic Church

E 2nd St, Homer, LA 71040

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