Napoleon Eugene "Gene" McClure, Jr.
  • 67 years old
  • Date of birth: Nov 20, 1944
  • Place of birth:
    Newport News, Virginia, United States
  • Date of passing: Jun 28, 2012
  • Place of passing:
    Palo Alto, California, United States
Let the memory of Gene be with us forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Napoleon Eugene McClure, Jr., 67, born on November 20, 1944 and passed away on June 28, 2012. We will remember him forever.

*** Memorial Services ***

Memorial service will be held on
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
Jones Mortuary
660 Donohoe Street, East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Homegoing Celebration will be held immediately following at
Bibleway Christian Center
2080 Oakland Road, San Jose, CA 95131

Final Resting will be held on
Friday, July 13, 2012 at  12:30 p.m.
San Joaquin National Cemetary
32053 West McCabe Road, Gustine, CA 95322

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Heaven McClure on 20th November 2015

"Happy birthday dad!...with each passing day you are forever missed and will always have a special place in our were a loving father, a dear friend,  and  a great person to the ones you touched.  "Taken too soon and always forever missed""

This tribute was added by Henry Alexander on 20th November 2015

"Hey were always a huge inspiration to me, you always took the time to talk with me about work and later on about the military as you and I both are old soldiers. You Will Always Be The Man!! Miss you brother..."

This tribute was added by hazel jones on 1st July 2015

"Remembering Gene now and always.

Love you always,
Hazel Mae"

This tribute was added by BEV DISMUKES WALKER on 29th June 2015

"I will always remember Gene, he was always kind toward me, and had a great sense of humor.  

I'm happy that you all had him in your lives.  Love - Bev"

This tribute was added by BEV DISMUKES WALKER on 9th July 2014

"Hi Gene,

How could I forget you!!  You were a lovable character.  And when I say that I have to smile.  I appreciate that we were friends.
THIS IS AN EXCELLENT way to keep your memory.
You were loved.      Bev"

This tribute was added by Henry Alexander on 24th November 2013

"We may no longer see Gene's bright smile in person or share his
never ending sense of humor but for sure his memories will live on with us forever."

This tribute was added by Heaven McClure on 23rd November 2013

"Happy Birthday dad! You may be gone but will never be forgotten. I love you with all my heart and miss you dearly."

This tribute was added by Janice MccClure-Welch on 17th July 2012

"Because I had no way to get to my brothers funeral, my closure is very diffficult.  I missed him very much and am praying for my promised comforter to soon arrive.Then I know the tears will stop and I will be able to go on.  I will forever miss him for he was my big brother whom I 'love' dearly.  I am glad I told him "I Love You" everytime we talked."

This tribute was added by Prevella Freeman on 13th July 2012

"My Dear Friend Gene, Good bye may seem forever. Farewell is like the end, but in my heart is the memory and there you will always be.
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. (Pree)"

This tribute was added by Brian McClure on 11th July 2012

"I will miss you and love you always! Til we see each other again "My Father"..."

This tribute was added by Brian McClure on 11th July 2012

"My dad touched the lives of many people in some way, shape, or form and asked for nothing in return. In the things he said, his actions, or in some way made you feel as if you were a member of the family. That was the type of person he was. He always told me " I will live forever" and I understand what he meant. He will always have a special place in our hearts in our memories and..."

This tribute was added by Ron Keihl on 10th July 2012

"My wife and I are saddened by Gene's passing and send our condolences to the family.  I knew Gene from work and we live in the same area and would have a 'meeting' at the supermarket or CVS.  We'll always remember him."

This tribute was added by Mike Mazlumyan on 10th July 2012

"May God rest your SOUL my friend.  We will forever miss your upbeat personality and how you would make MVM Engine Mechanical a live and fun place to be with your visits.  Our deepest condolences to the family...."

This tribute was added by hazel jones on 7th July 2012

"To everything there is a season, and a time to  every purpose under the heaven: 2. A time to be born  and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck up that which was planted 4. A time to weep and a time to laugh, a time mourn, and a time to dance. Eccl; 1-2 and 4,
I will miss the phone calls, your laughter, and the many memories. I will  miss you my friend."

This tribute was added by Bill Schulte on 6th July 2012

"Oh Gene how I will miss your phone calls and your uplifting spirit.
He always called me his brother from another mother.He never missed
a call to my Chris on birthdays and mothers days always uplifting and made both of us laugh. Well Gene you and Chris are up in heaven dancing."

This tribute was added by louie Nuno on 6th July 2012

"God bless Gene and his family ! May he rest in peace !

Louie Nuno"

This tribute was added by Henry Alexander on 5th July 2012

"I have known Gene for more than 35 years, He always had positive thiings to say whenever we talked. He will be missed a lot by all of us
who knew him."

This tribute was added by micah schulte on 5th July 2012

"Gene has always brought our family so many laughs and smiles. I always was amazed at how genuine and compassionate he is and how he never failed to acknowledge my family and our friendship with him.

Our prayers are with you and your family. This world is missing out on an amazing man. -The Schulte family"

This tribute was added by Vernon Thompson on 5th July 2012

"Our hearts were saddened to hear of your sudden passing. We will miss you dearly, as you were a vital part of our lives. We will always cherish the moments we shared together whenever you were "home." Your phone calls meant so much to us, thank you for your thoughtfulness. We shall never forget our dear friend, "Gene McClure." To the McClure Family may God grant you peace and comfort."

This tribute was added by Marilynne McCray on 4th July 2012

""Death leaves a heartache no one can heal - But love leaves a memory no one can steal"  My sympathies go out to the McClure family in this time of bereavement. May God bless and keep you all."

This tribute was added by monica paliminos on 3rd July 2012

"My Dear Friend, Your will truely be missed by Becky and family. You were always a friend I could depend on. It hurt all of us so much when we heard of your sudden passing, and still cant believe your gone. When you were around you always had the family laughing. Love you always Gene, not a day will go by that you not thought of! Rest In Paradise Gene! Love always Becky, Oldfolks, & Family"

This tribute was added by BEV DISMUKES WALKER on 3rd July 2012

"Dear Gene,  
My Dear, you will be missed.  It was so wonderful that you would call
just to say, "how are you?"  When Gene was in the House, we knew
it.  We know that you are in a better place.
My love to all your family.  Love - Bev"

This tribute was added by Cynthia Burns on 3rd July 2012

"I would like to extend my condolences to the McClure Family. I never had the honor of meeting Gene, but if he was anything like his brother John, then I know for sure that he was a upstanding and classy guy. My heart and prayers are with the family."

This tribute was added by joyce massey on 2nd July 2012

"My heart was deeply sadden when I heard this news. We had all lookied forward to having you joy us for our 50th class reunion.Having you in our presence was always pleasant.You were a  gentleman. High school class gathering will no longer be the same. To the family, please know that  The Emmett Scott Class of 1962 will sorely miss Gene. Joyce and Dub Massey"

This tribute was added by Shirley Isom-Jones on 2nd July 2012

"To My cousin Gene. I was so shocked to hear of your sudden passing I will always cherished the phone calls and will keep that special place in my heart for you my cousin, classmate and friend.  May you rest in peace!

Shirley and Oscar."

This tribute was added by johnnie ragsdale on 2nd July 2012

"There is a time of still waters that comes to us all, a time when we hear the Lord's gentle call...He ask us to trust him,to be still and rest,as he works to accomplish his will for our best. Gene heard and answered the gentle call. We too will answer that call. Family and friends be strong!!.I love you all."

This tribute was added by Cori Welch on 2nd July 2012

"But I tell you what. When he did show up! (Smile)
There is no absence for this for our family. We have been giving countless memories, moments to draw strength from. I will forever hold my own close to my heart. I can only dream to affect the generation after so profoundly. You are loved Uncle Gene. See you soon....."

This tribute was added by Cori Welch on 2nd July 2012

"My Uncle Willie. God knows, little me, wanted a bop in my step, the one my Uncle Nay carried. The raw smoothness of my Uncle John, quiet as kept...I even wished I could sit still and do like my Uncle Paul Jr., and smile, fall asleep inthe 1st inning only to awake in the 9th NEVER MISSING A SINGLE PITCH. (SMILE). My Uncle Gene was a star. Maybe because me and Tori didn't see him often?"

This tribute was added by Cori Welch on 2nd July 2012

"My heart and deepest prayers strecth to our family, friends, and loved ones. I remember as a child running around the house, during countless gatherings. In my youth, you could not have convinced my brother and I any differently. HANDS DOWN, my Uncles stood represented the true meaning of MAN. I wanted the humor of my Uncle Charles, the flare of Uncle Oscar, the bigger than life statute of"

This tribute was added by Janice MccClure-Welch on 2nd July 2012

"I will always remember and love my brother Gene. In my minds eye I see him so clearly and wish I could tell him just one more time how much I love him. I pray that God Our Father gives him rest until we meet again. "Already missing U Gene"."

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Heaven McClure


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