Kenneth Edward McClain

Kenneth Edward McClain

Suffolk, VA
06.27.1941 - 10.02.2020

Kenneth E. McClain passed away at his home in Suffolk, VA on Friday, October 2, 2020. Ken was born June 27, 1941 in Athens County, Ohio and was the son of the late George and Milda McClain. He was predeceased by infant sister, wife Carolyn Sue McClain in 1997, and brother in law David Cogar

Ken was a 1959 graduate of Walterloo High School in New Marshfield, OH. He had been employed by McBee / Litton in Athens, OH and Damascus, VA, Korb Lithographing in Cincinnati, OH. Ken retired from the Virginian Pilot. He attended Southside Baptist Church in Suffolk, VA.

Ken loved fishing, watching birds and squirrels, he was a big fan of the Cincinnati Reds and Bengals.

Ken is survived by his loving and caring wife of 22 years Frances McClain; children Robin Wagoner (John) of Athens, OH, Cyndy Alford (Kurt) of Melbourne, KY,  Michael McClain of Columbus, OH, Daryle Halterman and Teresa Redd Johnson both of Suffolk, VA; 10 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; siblings Sharon Cogar, Dave McClain (Nancy) both of Athens, OH, Bill McClain (Hazel) of New Marshield, OH and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday October 8, 2020 at 10 AM in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA with Pastor Fred Gray officiating. Ken will be available for viewing in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk on Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 AM to 5 PM. Condolences may be registered at

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Forest Lawn Cemetery
8100 Granby Street
Norfolk , VA 23505
United States


My sympathies to those that knew my Dad

K. Michael McCLain

Robin, Cindy and Mike. So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Mom and I think of you and yours often. Keeping you in thought and prayer. Hope and Aunt Donna

Hope Rowell Fauber, Albany, Ohio

My sympathy to all the family

Mary Russ

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