Oscar R. McClenny Jr.

Published 11:33 am Monday, December 7, 2020

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FRANKLIN — Oscar Redell “Tom” McClenny Jr., 63, passed away unexpectantly on Dec. 3, 2020, in his home with family at his side.

Oscar Redell McClenny Jr.

Born in Franklin, he was a son of the late Oscar Redell McClenny Sr. and Johnnie Mae Bryant McClenny. He was also predeceased by two sisters, Linda “Kaye” Carr and Pat Draper.

Tom was a retired contractor after 36 years and was the owner of O.R. McClenny Jr. General Contractor. After his retirement, he became the manager of the Mower Shop at Dail’s True Value and became a master technician.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 44 years, Lorraine Gray “Lorrie” McClenny; three children, Christina “Crissy” M. Jarratt (Rick) of Sedley, Thomas Redell “Dell” McClenny (Wendy) of Franklin and Anne M. Kelly (Brandon) of Ivor; a brother, John F. McClenny (Lisa) of Michigan; six grandchildren, Hailee, Tyler, Austin and Madilyn Jarratt and Emma and Ethan Kelly; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Tom’s world was his wife, children and grandchildren. He loved fishing, playing golf and working with his hands.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8, in Southampton Memorial Park, with the Rev. Howard Vinson officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Hunterdale Baptist Church.