Larry Earl McLain, 84, of McLean, Texas went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 20, 2022. Graveside services will be held at Mount Olive Cemetery, Healdton, Oklahoma at 1:00 p.m. Saturday April 2, 2022, under the direction of Laurel Funeral Home.
Earl was born September 25, 1937, in Healdton, Oklahoma to Woodie and Blanche McLain. He attended high school in Chillicothe, Texas and served in the United States Army. He completed basic training at Fort Ord, California in 1960, attaining marksman commendation for the M-14 rifle, and was stationed in Germany in 1961. He was a member of Plainview Texas Masonic Lodge. Some of his favorite activities included tending his large vegetable garden and making his famous beef jerky. He enjoyed pro rodeo, especially PBR.
Earl was proceeded in death by his parents, his brother Caril McLain, and his son Michael McLain. He is survived by his brothers Gene McLain of Plainview, Texas, and Waylan McLain of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Also survived by son Monty and wife Sandi McLain of Perryton, Texas, daughter Mendy and husband James Hopkins of Canyon, Texas.
Grandchildren are Jace and wife Madison McLain, Jordon, Jayden and Jolie McLain. Darrian and wife Bailey Hopkins, Cheney Hopkins and Sheridan McLain. Also survived by great grandchildren Ryken and Zellie McLain and Jackson Hopkins as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Cure Alzheimer’s Fund (curealz.org) or Tunnel to Towers Foundation (t2t.org), or to a charity of your choice.
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