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Former MSU VP Russell McClure passes away

McClure-E.jpgA former vice president for fiscal affairs at Morehead State University, Russell Reid McClure passed away Tuesday, May 22.

McClure was born in Somerset to the late Joe and Anna Russell McClure. He attended Somerset High and then Transylvania University. He is survived by his wife, Brucene, and his children, Tina Emrick, Mark McClure (Lee), and Holly Smith (Scott).

He had a storied and diverse career, starting as a budget analyst for the State of Kentucky. He would later become vice president for fiscal affairs at Morehead State University under his mentor, Adron Doran.

Services will be held at First Christian Church in Frankfort, Saturday, May 26, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Frankfort Cemetery.

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Visitation at the Harrod Brothers Funeral Home, 312 Washington Street, Frankfort, Friday, May 25, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and at First Christian Church, Saturday, May 26, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. prior to the service hour.

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