Sidney J. McClure, age 79, of St. Francisville, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. He was born on December 17, 1940 in Vincennes, Indiana, the son of Sidney Kyle and Alvina M. (Ackman) McClure. He married Glenda Warner Ridgway on July 21, 2005 and she survives.
Sidney was a life-long farmer. He had a strong faith in God, and attended the Community United Methodist Church in Vincennes, Indiana. He was a role model to his family and friends, as well as a loving father, husband, and grandfather.
Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers, Donald McClure and Walter McClure; and one sister, Doris M. Robinson.
Survivors include his wife, Glenda; two children, Greg McClure and wife, Amy of rural St. Francisville, Illinois and Angie Sweeten and husband, Jeff of rural Lawrenceville, Illinois; two step-daughters, Karen Hamm and husband, Jonathan of Mishawaka, Indiana and Andrea Ridgway of Highland Park, Illinois; eight grandchildren, Cameron McClure and wife, Samantha, Eric McClure and fiancé, Maisie Langholff, Caitlin Weaver and husband, Kevin, Sierra Wolpert and husband, Chad, Kramer Sweeten and wife, Brooke, Ronald Hamm, Emmalynn Hamm, and Jaser Apelian; and two great-grandchildren, Sawyer Wolpert and Lakelyn Sweeten.
Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM CST at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Visitation will be on Saturday from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM CST at the funeral home. Ray Tromley will be officiating. Burial will be in the Charlottesville Cemetery.