Brian Keith McClure

June 20, 1969 - July 16, 2008

Brian Keith McClure, age 39, of McKinney, Texas, passed away July 16, 2008 in McKinney. Brian was born June 20, 1969, in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Yantis High School in Yantis, Texas in 1987. Brian was a business owner who worked in the private investigation field. He was also a member of Oak Baptist Church in McKinney. He is survived by his wife, Alisa McClure of McKinney, Texas; children, Morgan McClure and Hunter McClure and Adam, Hannah and Sarah Phillips, all of McKinney; biological father, William Earl McClure; mother, Betty Grubbs of Celeste, Texas; brother Richard McClure of Garland, Texas; sisters, Tammy Vaughan of McKinney, Texas and Linda Dumlage of Lancaster, Texas. He was preceded in death by his father, James Lee Grubbs, Jr. on January 28, 2007. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM, Monday, July 21, 2008, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas with Dr. Danny Buster officiating. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 6:00-8:00 PM Sunday evening. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Brian McClure Memorial Fund, Bank of America, 3500 W. Eldorado Pkwy., McKinney, Texas, 75070.

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Uncle Brian, I started to think about you and I have realized that you've been gone for a while.. I miss you so much, I feel like this is the only way to talk to you. Look over us (your family). Love, Macie Lynn Vaughan, March 12, 2015 Not a day goes by that I don't miss you. I'm constantly surrounded by things that remind me of you. You've been gone nearly 6 years, and yet the pain remains. Morgan LeAnn McClure, July 3, 2014 We lost touch after we moved from Mckinney. Our son and daughter were friends with Morgan and Hunter and grew up together. Brian was the most awesome, sweet and big hearted person I have ever meet. We loved him ,Morgan and Hunter so much. We have missed you all and you are always in our thoughts and prayers. I am deeply saddened and wish that we would have known much sooner. I am so sorry.. You are in our hearts and prayers always and forever. Wendy Burnfield, August 24, 2009 Ambition was your first name, through the years you maintained that, I will miss you and I thank GOD for the moments he gave us as friends. Mike Pierce, July 23, 2008 Brian, as an older brother who looked after you in your younger years and then some, took up for you OFTEN, drove you and your friends around at times, took you to places like six flags, even told you to get lost a few times as older brothers tend to do at times, I did my best to lead by example and it was times like those that I will always remember and cherish and be thankful that the good Lord blessed me with that opportunity. Now I can only pray that you are in a better place to where you can now return the favor as an angel for and over not only me but also my family, Morgan and Hunter and your mother and sisters. PS Tell Dad I said hello.. I love you and will miss you. Your Brother always... Richard McClure, July 23, 2008 We are writing to extend our deepest sympathies to the family. We had the honor and the pleasure to meet and work with him a few times and we were very sorry to hear about his passing away. We had the greatest respect for Brian and will miss his generous nature and sharing his remarkable sense of humor. Troy & Lynda Batson, July 22, 2008 My thoughts and prayers are with the family and all those who were close to Brian. I went to High School with Brian and remember him as a ton of fun to be around, he worked for my brother as well...he was a terrific guy! I know that God will be with everyone thru this difficult time. God Bless. Tina Cheek, July 22, 2008 I will remember you always, and you will be missed dearly....thank you for all the smiles and for sharing of your enormous and giving heart.You made coming to work a great pleasure. Our deepest condolences to your family and friends at this time of great loss. (SWBC) Monica Rivas Garcia, July 21, 2008 I had the honor to know Brian since he was 14 years old. A friend, a brother, a room mate, a co-worker, and a great nieghbor. We had many good times when we were family, and we were always friends even when we were not family. You always put Family First, a great Father. You will be Missed dearly. JRG John Goodman, July 21, 2008 My prayers are with the family. May God grant you the strength to bear this grief. Tim Herndon, July 21, 2008 I went to school with Brian in RC, he was always the class clown. His smile will be missed. Lynette Jones-Self, July 21, 2008 My husband,Claude, and I remember Brian from our neighborhood. He always had a smile on his face. Brian would get such a kick out of our Halloween costumes we wear each year. Once, when Claude lost his wallet, it was Brian who returned him. Our thoughts and prayers are with Brian's family at this difficult time. He will be deeply missed by all. Kathy Johnson, July 20, 2008 We want all of you to know how much we are thinking of you and kowing Brian will be missed so much , He shared such a passion for life and loved his family very much . He was so committed to being a great father to Morgan and Hunter and always included their friends in fun activities. He looked so happy when he and Alisa were married and we hope you all can hold dear that memory of such a happy time in blending your families together. Much love to you all we are sorry for your lose, Beth and Barry Larsen Claire and Callie Embry Beth Larsen, July 20, 2008 I worked with Brian even before he went out on his own. I work for Grow Financial Federal Credit Union (used to be Macdill Federal Credit Union. I was always amazed by his sense of humor and his honesty. I was also amazed by the total of his commitment to his children and his religion. I am a better person for having known him. May God hold you all in the palm of his hand . sherry scalf, July 20, 2008 Our memories of Brian, he was a self starter, positive, always had an idea, and always had a smile on his face. He adored his kids and always wanted the best for them. He was a giving and caring person. Always willing to help! We will surely miss this man! Our prayers are with you all! Larry and Cindy Lyons, July 19, 2008 I am a first grade teacher at McNeil and I wanted the family to know how sorry I am for their loss. You are certainly in my prayers. Sincerely, Casey Welsh Casey Welsh, July 19, 2008 We love you emensley! You will missed and remembered always. We love you Brian, Debby, Harold Mcclure Lisa, Aaron Cleaver Chrissy, Chris Dumire Chrissy Marie McClure-Dumire, July 19, 2008 The happiness you brought to my Alisa and her family. I will always remember that. James H Abell, July 19, 2008 Although I didn't know Brian very well, he was always cheerful when I saw him, and he wanted to make our neighborhood a better place in which to live by helping "patrol" the neighborhood pool to make sure everyone was behaving properly. He even cleaned up the bathrooms that had been horribly vandalized. I've heard from so many people what a loving, devoted father he was. He will be greatly missed. DeLayne Haga, July 19, 2008 Our thoughts and prayers are with Brian's family, Morgan and Hunter at this time of incomprehensible and painful loss. Brian loved you very much, Hunter and Morgan. I've never seen such a proud and active dad, picking you up every day from school and making time out to eat lunch with you every week. We'd love to take you to the movies or The Zone when things settle down. Morgan and Brandon send their condolences and would like to see you soon. May God provide you peace, love and hope. Let us know if there is ANYTHING that can help with - anything at all. 972.408.6307. Brad and Marcela Garrett, July 18, 2008 We will all miss Brian. We didn't stay in touch, but you were in our hearts. To The Family: You are all in our prayers during this difficult time. Love, (Aunt) Rita & Ron Ferguson RITA MCCLURE FERGUSON, July 18, 2008 Best wishes and stay strong. You are not alone. Charles Adams, July 18, 2008 We are sorry to hear about the loss of Brian. My thoughts and prayers are with my "big brother" Richard and the entire McClure famly. The Johnson family Danny, Dawn , Kelsey, and Meagan Danny Johnson, July 18, 2008 I will miss Brian's infectious smile and mischievous sense of humor. He was an incredible father and friend who will be missed tremendously. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, especially Morgan and Hunter during this difficult time. Michelle Paige Hutton, July 18, 2008 Brian, you will be missed greatly by your family and friends. Your devotion to your children and those of your family members was and always will be exemplary as a model father. I will always remember you with a smile on your face, your sense of humor, and your willingness to help a friend or family member. I am grateful to have known you in my lifetime. Lloyd Lloyd J Vaughan, July 18, 2008