Keith C. "Hack" McClain
Keith C.”Hack” McClain Sr., 64, of Route 353, Little Valley, New York did Saturday afternoon (July 26, 2014) at his home after a long battle with illness.
Born on August 27, 1949 in Olean, New York he was the son of the late Charles & Myrtle Jones McClain.
Mr. McClain was a graduate of Salamanca High School.
He was a veteran of the US Army serving with the 504th MP Battalion in Phubai, South Vietnam.
Mr. McClain was employed by the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad and Conrail as a Track Foreman and later as a track inspector for New York State.
He was a member of Randolph American Legion Post #181, Randolph Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6533, past Commander of the American Legion Hughes-Skiba Post #535 in Salamanca, and he was a Boy Scout Leader in Salamanca. He enjoyed hunting and was a former commissioner or the Cattaraugus County Midget Football League.
Surviving are: 2 sons, Keith (Kelly) McClain, Little Valley, New York, Christopher (Rachel) Incorvaia, Georgetown, Delaware; a daughter, Shanna (Josh) Hart, Humphrey, New York; a grandson, Raine McClain, Little Valley, New York; a sister, Lynn (John) Stuve, Carrollton, New York, several nieces and nephews and his beloved dog Lilo.
A memorial visitation will be held in the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Wednesday (July 30, 2014) from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM when a memorial service will be held with Pastor Michael Trenchard officiating
Burial will be in Green Cemetery, Great Valley, New York.
Full military honors will be conducted by members of the American Legion Hughes-Skiba Post # 535 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars John Ahrens Post #5296
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, Elm & Carlton Streets, Buffalo, New York 14263
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