Billy J. McClane
Published: May 16, 2018
Billy J McClane, 98, of Bentonville, Arkansas passed away May 10, 2018 in Rogers, Arkansas. He was born on May 1, 1920 in Stanton, Texas, the son of William Carr McClane and Almira Viola Williams McClane. He was a Corporal in the Army-Airforce during WWII. He worked as a Carpenter for Los Angeles County, California and retired to Bentonville in 1979. He was a member in the Wood Carvers and Wood Turners Clubs. Billy was a 75 year Mason, a member of both Bentonville Masonic Lodge #56 and Hazel Velley Lodge, he was a member of the Scottish Rite, Valley Ft. Smith.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Hazel McClane; four brothers, James Zeddic Linebarger, Ervin McClane, Captain Brunson McClane, and Noble Truman McClane; three sisters, Crystal Webb, Cloma Walsh, and Vestal McClane; and one grandchild, Tom Shamy Jr. He is survived by his children, William C.McClane and wife Judy of Pineville, Missouri, Curtis A. McClane of Bentonville, Arkansas, Brien D. McClane and wife Tommie of Odessa, Texas and Ronald G. McClane and wife Paula of Elkins, Arkansas. His grandchildren, Brad McClane, Kari Harris, Sandy Evans, Paul Svacina, Becky Hankel, Tom Svacina, Katy Brunson, Molly Rodenberg, Cord McClane, Jennifer Faulkner, Samson McClane, Paul Shamy, Van McClane, and Ike McClane, 25 great-grandchildren, and numerous nephews and nieces.
Services will be held at Oakley Chapel UMC in Rogers under direction of Benton County Funeral Home with Sara Pair officiating on Saturday, May 19 at 10 a.m.. Online condolences can be sent to www.bentoncountyfuneralhome.com.
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