Mr. Joe Louis McClure better known as “Joe Mac” was born June 9th 1936 to the
late Rev. James and Zylpha McClure. He departed this life on Sunday February
Mr. McClure attended public schools in Charlotte NC and was a graduate of
West Charlotte High School, he also served in the United States Army as a
Paratrooper in 1955. Upon his return from service he became employed with the
Charlotte Housing Authority and the Charlotte Mecklenburg School System
which he retired in 1994. As a result of his generous spirit and pleasant
personality, he was loved by many. His life was as beautiful as the calm lakes
and ponds that he fished in where he had a great love for fishing as well as his
wheeling and dealing at the Red Barn Flea Market where he never met a stranger.
And his influence will forever be remembered in the lives of all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his Mother, Father, a Sister and Brother he will
forever be cherished in the lives of his children: Raymond Glover, Anthony
Martin, Selena Dulin, Deborah King, Teresa McClure, Tracy McClure, and
Sharon McClure all of Charlotte North Carolina; twenty-four grandchildren a
host of great grandchildren, relatives and friends.