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Richard Brooks McClellan

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Richard Brooks McClellan, 78, died Monday June 11, 2018, at The University of Virginia Hospital.


A native of Evanston, Illinois, Richard was the son of the late Irvin Richard McClellan and Helen Betty McEwen McClellan. He was also predeceased by a brother, Daniel McClellan.

Richard retired from the U.S. Navy as a Senior Chief Aviation Mechanic after 22 years of service.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sandy McClellan; sons, Robert Scott McClellan of Henrico, and Brian R. McClellan of Virginia Beach; a daughter Ginny Gregoire and her husband Jeff of Virginia Beach; brother, Stephen McClellan of Carmel, California; sister Martha McClellan of Durango, Colorado; grandchildren, Mayson, Christia, and Brandon McClellan, Alexandra, Justin, and Nicholas Gregoire; one great grandchild, Charles.

A celebration of Richards life, with full Military Honors, will be held Saturday, July 21, 2018, at 1:00 P.M. at his home, 773 Woodcock Road, Henrico, NC.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made in Richard’s name to the Lymphoma Research Fund, Attention: Dr. Michael E. Williams, UVA Cancer Center, P.O. Box 800716, Charlottesville, VA  22908.

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