Velmer "Butch" L. McClelland, 64, of DeRidder, La., passed from this life on Friday, July 18, 2014 in Alexandria, La. Those left to cherish his memory his wife, Cathy McClelland of DeRidder, La.; son, Daniel McClelland of Newton, Texas; son by heart Brian Shultz of DeRidder, La.; daughters, Christina Malone and husband Shawn of Jasper, Texas, Angela McClelland of DeRidder, La., Amy Tidwell of DeRidder, La., Alicia McClelland and wife Jill McDaniel of Baltimore, Maryland, Tiffany Mabry and husband Daryn of Rosepine, La.; brothers, Finnise McClelland and wife Carolyn of Newton, Texas, and Otto Marion McClelland of Wichita Falls, Texas; sisters, Dena McClelland Arant of Newton, Texas, and Nell Allen and husband Louis of Leesville, La.; grandchildren, Kyle, Rachel, Lauren, Emilee, Lawton, Logan, Cody, Camron, and Esmerelda, and a host of nephews, nieces, friends and many children of the heart. He was preceded in death by his parents, Theo and Opal McClelland; son, Garry W. Tidwell; and numerous family members.
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Visitation will be held Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, La. Funeral services will be Friday, July 25, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Homer Cemetery in Jasper, Texas. Bro. Roy Johnson will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First National Bank, Acct. #8352585. This will go to support his greatest passion, Softball.
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3178 Hwy 190 West
Deridder, LA 70634
Published in Deridder Daily News on July 23, 2014