Robert McClure Jr. was born in Hope, Arkansas on Saturday July 21, 1951, to the late Mrs. Florence Cooper-McClure and Robert McClure Sr. In his earlier years, Robert Jr. attended Hope schools and was a graduate of Yerger High School Class of 1968. Robert married Sylvia Stewart and to that union one child, Tonya McClure-Haynes was born.
Robert enjoyed driving trucks. Throughout his journey in Hope, AR, Robert was employed at Egg City of Arkansas, Inc. He also drove trucks for SMI Joist Company and cargo for over 30 years. Later on, Robert married Jackie McClure and through that union he gained one stepson, Cedric Sharp. All in all, Robert loved spending time with his family and friends.
It was Monday, January 10, 2022 when Robert McClure Jr. gained his angel wings in Texarkana, Texas at the age of 70 years old. He will be truly missed by his immediate family, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who loved him dearly.
Robert was preceded in death by his father, Robert McClure Sr.; mother, Florence McClure; brother, Bill McClure; and grandson, Jessie L. Wallace.
Robert Jr. leaves the following loved ones to cherish his memories: ex-wife, Jackie McClure; daughters, Tonya (Corey) Haynes of Hope, AR, Javonna (Bogreen) Vaughn of Dallas, TX; sons, Anthony (Charla) McClure of Dallas, TX, Derrick (Trina) McClure of Marshall, TX, and Cedric Sharp of Hope, AR; three sisters, Eva Brown, Eva Jean (Bostic) McClure, and Daline McClure all of Hope, AR; five brothers, Willie James (Sandra) McClure of Kansas City, Missouri, James McClure, Ray McClure, Stephen McClure of Hope, AR and Dionne (Gloria) McClure of TX; grandchildren, Ka’Meisha Conway, De’Vonte Terry, Darius Wyatt, Dameca McClure, Damondrick Walton, Alex Sharp, Kahlil Sharp, Cedric Sharp Jr. and Zion Sharp; eleven great grandchildren; and a host of close relatives and friends.
MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2022
*Public visitation will be 2-6 pm CST @ M&H Memorial Chapel | 411 S Walnut St., Hope, AR
TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2022
**Homegoing service will commence at 2 pm CST @ First Baptist Church | 315 S Main St., Hope, AR
Elder Donnie McClure, Eulogist | Interment – Cave Hill Cemetery, Hope, AR
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