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Lee Roy McClanahan August 14, 1932 – February 3, 2020

Lee Roy McClanahan, 87, of Brunswick, MO, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 at Moberly Regional Medical Center in Moberly, MO.  Funeral services will be held at Breshears Memorial Chapel in Brunswick, MO on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 2:00 P.M.  Reverend Lanny Lybarger will officiate the service.  Visitation will precede the service from 1:00-2:00 P.M.  Burial will be held in Elliott Grove Cemetery in Brunswick, MO.

Lee was born on August 14, 1932 in Clinton, AR, the son of Frank and Pearl (Bacon) McClanahan.  Lee attended school in Clinton, AR.  On May 19, 1951, Lee married the love of his life, Wilma “Dodie” Wagster, in Pickett, Arkansas.  Together they were blessed with three children, Karen, Marilyn, and Steven.

Lee worked as a farmhand, worked for the MFA elevator in Brunswick, MO, and worked as a carpenter.  He loved fishing, hunting rabbits and squirrels, and spending time with his family and friends.

Lee is survived by his beloved wife of the home, Dodie, three children, Karen McClanahan of New Baltimore, MI, Marilyn Carmack of Louisville, KY, and Steve McClanahan of Brunswick, MO; five grandchildren, Michael Patterson of Brunswick, MO, Jennifer Grant and her husband Paul of Kearney, MO, Cynthia Patterson of Louisville, KY, Corey McClanahan and his wife Jackie of Moberly, MO, and Katelyn McClanahan of Maryville, MO; seven great-grandchildren, Brady Patterson, Makaylee Patterson, Kyle Bosley, Gracie Grant, Garrett Grant, Jett McClanahan, and Bennett McClanahan; and three siblings, Robert McClanahan and his wife Millie of Centerville, MO, Brenda Shipman of Ellington, MO, and JD McClanahan and his wife Teresa of Centerville, MO.

Lee was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings, Ralph McClanahan, Carl McClanahan, and Faye McClanahan.

Pallbearers will be Michael Patterson, Corey McClanahan, Brady Patterson, Hayden Holcer, Paul Grant, Jett McClanahan, and Terry Ford II.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to family choice or donor’s choice.  Donations may be left at or mailed to Breshears Memorial Chapel, 207 W. Broadway, Brunswick, MO 65236.

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