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William McClain

William J. McClain, 81, of Amsterdam, died Friday morning September 21, 2018 at the Carroll Healthcare center in Carrollton.

Born February 7, 1937 in Salineville, Ohio, he was a son of the late Ernest and Grace Drylie McClain.

He was a former employee of McClain Firebrick in Wellsville for 30 years and retired from the Jefferson Burial Vault Company in Steubenville. Bill was a member of the former Amsterdam Moose Lodge.

Bill is survived by his wife, the former Louise Shuman, a son, John McClain of the home; three daughters, Judy (Brian) Porter of Catawba, North Carolina, Sherry (Byron) Williams of Wooster, Jennifer (Christopher) Simeral of Charlotte, North Carolina; twelve grandchildren, and four great- grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 11 a.m. in Dodds Funeral Home of Amsterdam. Burial will follow in Bergholz Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.

The family would like to express their thanks to staff at Carroll Healthcare Center and Crossroads Hospice for their kindness and compassion.