McClure, Jimmy

Jimmy “JW” McClure, 67, of Paducah, died Wednesday evening, November 28th, 2018 at Baptist Health of Paducah.

JW was a retired pipefitter with Illinois Central Railroad and was of the Baptist faith. JW was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, and duck and deer hunting.

JW is survived by his wife, Patricia Blankenship McClure; four children, Kelli (Micky) Childress of Paducah, Jeanie (Scotty) Walker of Calvert City, Angie Richardson Taylor of Poplar Bluff, MO., and Brad (Donna) Richardson of Gilbertsville; one brother, David (Paulette) McClure of Paducah; eight grandchildren, Derek McClure, Drew Childress, Garrett Childress, Robyn Strong, Jimmy Smith, Preston Taylor, Kymberlyn Leboeuf, & Katelynn Patterson; two great grandchildren, Emalyn McClure and Foster Childress; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded by his parents, Roy McClure and Susie Faye Baucam McClure.

Friends may visit the family on Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 from 5pm until 8pm at Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah. Funeral services will be held on Monday morning, December 3rd, 2018 at Lindsey Funeral Home starting at 11am with Rev. Dewayne Chadwick officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

The family would like to thank Southgate Nursing Home in Metropolis, IL. and Baptist Health Services of Paducah for their kindness, compassion, and outstanding care of JW.

Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the Alzheimer’s Association located in Chicago, IL.

Lindsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

Published 12:00 AM, Thursday Nov. 29, 2018
Updated 04:37 PM, Thursday Nov. 29, 2018

Lindsey Funeral Home

Lindsey Funeral Home

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Paducah, KY 42001

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