Harold ‘Sonny’ McClellan

Harold “Sonny” McClellan, 77, of Bloomdale, died Friday, March 15, 2013, at Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born March 23, 1935, in Fostoria, to Guy and Thelma (Rasey) McClellan. He married Imagene Purkey April 12, 1959, at Rehoboth Church, Fostoria.

Surviving are his wife; one son, Richard (Diane Bloom) McClellan of Bloomdale; one daughter, Lori (Richard) Caughey of Balivar; one daughter-in-law, Michelle McClellan of Powell; two brothers, Wayne (Diane) McClellan of Fostoria, and Robert (Nancy Corner) McClellan, of Tempe, Ariz.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Randy McClellan.

Sonny was a 1953 graduate of Fostoria High School. He retired in 1987 as a maintenance foreman at National Electrical Carbon with more than 30 years of service.

Sonny attended Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomdale, where he was a former trustee of the church. He was a member of Fostoria Sportsmen’s Club. Sonny was a military history buff, and collected milk bottles. He was an avid hunter and loved the outdoors, camping and square dancing. Sonny played the guitar, enjoyed auto racing, was a lover of animals and could fix anything.

Visitation is 4-7 p.m. and one hour prior to service Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home Inc., 301 W. Tiffin St. Fostoria, OH 44830 (419) 435-8118.

A celebration of life and resurrection will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013, with the Rev. Jeff Ridenour officiating. Burial will be at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Memorials can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.hffh.net.