"Show me the manner in which a nation cares for it's dead and I will measure with mathematical exactness the tender mercies of it's people, their respect for the laws of the land and their loyalty to high ideals."
Bobby "Dale" McClain
Bobby “Dale” McClain, 63, husband of Maria Annette Holliday McClain of Belton, died Tuesday, November 06, 2018 at his residence.
Born in Abbeville, SC, he was the son of the late William and Mable Davis McClain. He was employed by Timken and a member of Riverside Baptist Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife of the home are: son, Brad McClain of Greenville; stepdaughter, Melissa Oglesby (Jimmy) of Belton; stepson, Wesley Martin (Jennie) of Belton; brothers, Jimmy McClain (Margaret) and Charlie McClain; sisters, Marie Nelson (Doug) and Joyce McClain; 3 grandsons, 3 granddaughters and 2 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Marshal McClain and sisters, Katherine Brock, Mary Harper and Gail Yamauchi.
Service will be held 2pm Friday at Riverside Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Holliday and Rev. Ryan Steed officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6pm until 8pm at Cox Funeral Home.
The family will be at the home.
Cox Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.