John H. McClure, 42, passed away July 4, 2009. Survived by his wife, Jonna McClure; his most precious gift, his son, Zachary McClure, both of the family home in Boone; parents, James and Mary McClure; siblings, Grace (David) Faix, Pueblo, Mary K. (Herman) Catron, Pueblo, Patricia (Mike) Taylor, West Virginia, James (Sandy) McClure, Thomas (Debbie) McClure, Melody (Kevin) Watkins, Daniel McClure, Cheri (Doug) Niccoli and Velvet (Robert) Serena, all of Pueblo; sister-in-law, Stephanie (Christian) Moore, Pueblo; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins, including special cousin, Jeff (Donna) Connor, special nephew, Joshua McClure and special friend, Greg Benno. Preceded in death by his sister, Darlene Hoyt; grandparents, Ethel Sigler, Grace and Tom Connor, Anna Ross and Merl McClure; special uncle, Robert McClure; and nephews, Patrick and Thomas McClure. John was born May 22, 1967, in Pueblo, and graduated from Pueblo County High School. In 1986, he was diagnosed with leukemia which was the start of his health problems which he courageously battled and never gave up. He and Jonna were married in Pueblo on March 7, 1998. Member of the Lynn Gardens Baptist Church where he was the youth leader for many years. He loved the Broncos and was an avid fisherman, bowler and hunter. He was co-owner of the Boone Guest Home and was loved by many. Since John was such a Broncos fan, in John's honor, please wear orange and blue to the service. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2009, at Lynn Gardens Baptist Church, 3804 W. Pueblo Blvd., with the Reverend Ken Musselwhite officiating. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Those who desire may make memorials to Leukemia Foundation or Lynn Gardens Youth Fund through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. To Jonna, Zack, and the McClure family,

    We are sorry to hear of John’s passing. He was a good man and fought the good fight with much courage. He is in the presence of the Lord and is in perfect health.

    (Rev 21:3-5 NIV) And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Now the dwelling of God is with men, and he will live with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. {4} He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” {5} He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!” Then he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.”

    In Christ’s name
    Pat, Julie, and Jeff Lockhart

  2. I am sorry to hear about John’s passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
    Phyllis and Allen Sparks

  3. We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one.
    It was a pleasure working with all of you as we took care of John. He was always patient and kind with all he endured. It was a blessing to work with such a loving and compassionate family. The staff enjoyed hearing your beautiful hymns that you sang at his bedside.
    We’d also like to thank you for the wonderful basket of treats you brought to us. We thourghly enjoyed it.
    Parkview Neuro Trauma Unit

  4. To Jonna, Zach, Aunt Mary and Uncle Jim, the whole McClure clan and all my cousins, my heart goes out to all of you. Ah, what a long, hard fight, Johnny. I remember most your sense of humor, even in the thick of things. May you rest in peace.

  5. Jonna, Zach, Aunt Mary and Uncle Jim, and the rest of the family. I’ll always remember John when I was little and use to play at the house w/ Cheri and Velvet. Also when he worked w/Dad at the station. If there’s anything I can do plz let me know even if just to talk. Love all of you! Cuz Sheila

  6. Jonna, Zach, and the McClure family, Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. John was a great man and will be missed.
    May God watch over you during this difficult time ,
    The Hartkes

  7. Dear Jonna, Zach and all the McClure family, I was so sorry to hear of John’s passing. I remember many fun nights at bowling with all of you…what a loving family. He will be missed!

  8. Jonna and Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you. With our deepest sympathy THE GROTBERS

  9. To Jonna, Zach and the entire McClure family…our sincere condolences for the loss of your husband, father, brother, son, uncle and member of your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Brian and Mary Davis and family (we’ll miss John at bowling on Mondays!)

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