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Russell "Pete" E. Mcclellan

September 10, 1933 — August 21, 2017

Russell “Pete” E. McClellan, age 83, of Holbrook, PA, passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017 at home with his family by his side.

Born September 10, 1933, in Graysville, PA, he is the son of the late Clayton McClellan and Fern (Grinnage) Levine.

Pete served his country in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1954 during the Korean War, he received multiple medals. In 1953, he married Wanda Pierson, the couple was married for 64 wonderful years. Pete was a lifelong resident of Jackson Township. He was a member of the Crabapple Community Church, Wind Ridge, PA. Pete was a member of the Jacktown CB Club. He enjoyed being outdoors, camping and hunting. Pete liked to watch Westerns on television. He was a lifelong beef cattle farmer. Pete was a Township Supervisor at Jackson Township for 3 terms (18 years). He spent a lot of time with his dogs, Rascal, Daisy and Max; and his cat, Midnight. Pete and Wanda enjoyed listening to country and western music at the New Freeport Vol. Fire Dept. on Saturday nights.

He is survived by his loving wife, Wanda (Pierson) McClellan; four children, Rusty (Brenda) McClellan, of Holbrook, PA, Randy (Sandy) McClellan, of Greensburg, PA, Ricky (Joella) McClellan, of Winnemucca, NV and Rodney (Paula) McClellan, of Holbrook, PA; 10 grandchildren, Craig (Melanie) McClellan, of Woodbridge, VA, Kari (Mike) McClellan, of Carmichaels, PA, Dianne McClellan, of Washington, PA, Dana McClellan, Kristina McClellan, of Greensburg, PA, Shannon McClellan, of Winnemucca, NV, Kylee McClellan, of Winnemucca, NV, Madison McClellan, of Winnemucca, NV, Dakota McClellan, of Holbrook, PA and Danielle McClellan, of Uniontown, PA; 10 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two siblings, Imogene Zimmerman and David  McClellan.

Friends may be received on Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. at the Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA, 15359. (724) 499-5181. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Vernon Kay Berdine, officiating. Burial will follow at Rosemont Cemetery, Center Twp., with full military honors accorded by Waynesburg A.L. Post #330 and Carmichaels V.F.W. Post #3491.

Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, August 24, 2017

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.

3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359

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Visitation

Thursday, August 24, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC.

3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359

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Service

Friday, August 25, 2017

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359

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Graveside

Friday, August 25, 2017

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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