WEAVERVILLE – Ryan Kalen McClure, age 35, of Weaverville, died Wednesday, June 23, 2019.
Ryan was born April 23, 1984 in Haywood County and was a resident of Buncombe County for the past 25 years. Ryan graduated from NB High School and Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College. He served in the US Navy for 5 years and worked for the US Postal Service as a city mail carrier. Ryan loved his son, Brody, fishing, hiking and working out. He was a member of GracePoint-Woodland Hills Church.
Surviving are his mother and dad, Patty Paquette Burgess and husband Weston Burgess of Weaverville; son, Ryan Brody McClure of Hendersonville; biological father, Rick McClure of Canton; maternal grandfather, Edward Paquette and wife Barbara of Candler; step-brothers, R.J. McClure and Rory McClure; uncle, Kevan Paquette and wife Paula; aunts, Kelly Moore and husband Phil and Vicky Smathers and husband Lenny; cousins, Sarah Johnson and husband Thomas and their children, Susan Partridge and husband Josh and their children, and Amanda Curtis and husband Brian; a friend whom he loved like a brother, Adam Garland who is serving in Kuwait.
His funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, June 30, 2019 in Trinity Baptist Church. Rev. Dr. Ralph Sexton, Jr. and Rev. Glenn Meadows will officiate.
Burial will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 1, 2019 in Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Black Mountain.
The family will receive friends 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Sunday at the church.
West Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Bethel Colony of Mercy, 1675 Bethel Colony Road, Lenoir, NC 28645.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Ryan’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.