WOOSTER -- Clarence E. McIntire, 74, of Wooster passed away Monday, July 27, 2009, at his home.

He was born July 13, 1935, in Tuscarawas County, the son of John and Laura Herbert McIntire.

He had been a truck driver for a feed company, member of the Apple Creek United Methodist Church and a life member of American Legion Post 68. He served his country with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy Ely McIntire, to whom he had been married 39 years; his children, Debra Henthorne (Allen) of Wooster, Lavena Domalewski of Orrville, Raymond (Kathy) McIntire of Stone Creek and Jeffrey (Brenda) McIntire of Newcomerstown; step-sons, Jeffrey (Becky) Mizer of Atwood, Kan., and Greg (Beth) Mizer of Ft. Collins, Colo.; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brother-in-law, Bob (Joyclin) Ely of Bolivar.

Clarence was preceded in by his parents, brothers, Carl, Darrell, Edward and Bob; and a sister, Alma Newberry.

Funeral services were July 31, 2009, at the Apple Creek United Methodist Church with Rev. Jim Cooper officiating. Entombment followed in the Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

The Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, was entrusted with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hospice and Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County Inc., 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.