Douglas McClain was born in Hardin County, Sept. 14, 1937, the son of the late Charlie Wilbur and Alta Mae Smith McClain.
Mr. McClain lived in Hardin County his entire life and he was employed by Tennessee Valley Electric Cooperative for 31 years. He was also a veteran, who served his country in the United States Army. He enjoyed any type of outside work including running the sawmill, farming, cattle ranching, cutting wood and gardening. He loved to spend time with his family and friends, and traveling, seeing many different places with his brother, Larry.
Mr. McClain departed this life Sunday, Jan. 5, at Hardin Medical Center, at the age of 76 years, 3 months and 22 days.
He is survived by his son, Charles D. “Doug” McClain Jr. and his wife Charlotte of Savannah; a special friend, Carolyn Nolan of Savannah; five grandchildren, Dave McClain, Timothy Keirns, Wesley McClain, Zackery Keirns and James Casteel; four sisters, Mabel Jennings and Frankie Young of Savannah, Robbie Hanback of Mishawaka, Ind., and Lois Hudgens of Savannah and a brother, Larry McClain of Savannah.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Jane McClain; two sisters, Dorothy Godwin and Wilma Austin and a brother, Harvey Joe McClain.
Services were held Wednesday, Jan. 8, in Savannah with Chad Balentine officiating. Burial followed at Graham Cemetery in Savannah.