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  • ID: I041771
  • Name: John Emery McCain 1
  • Sex: M
  • Title: Dr.
  • Birth: 31 OCT 1927 in Tulsa, Oklahoma 1
  • Death: 27 AUG 2003
  • Burial: 30 AUG 2003
  • Note:
    Tulsa World (OK) - August 29, 2003
    Deceased Name: McCAIN -- Dr. John Emery
    McCAIN -- Dr. John Emery, age 75, passed away on Wednesday, August 27, 200 3. Dr. McCain was born October 31, 1927 in Tulsa, OK to Camilla Emery a nd Barnes McCain, raised by his Aunt Lucretia May Emery. During WWII, he v olunteered to be a Paratrooper in the Pacific theater with the 11th Airbor ne Division "Angels" serving his country as a Sergeant until honorably dis charged. Dr. McCain graduated from the University of Tulsa. He played vars ity basketball for the Golden Hurricane earning him the nickname "Bulldog ." After graduation, he worked several years as a Zone Manager for Interna tional Harvester until deciding to return to school. After receiving his M aster's degree and Ph.D in Economics from Oklahoma State University, Dr. M cCain taught Economics for 22 years at the University of Arkansas. He w as a rabid "Hog" fan. Interests included being an active member at Good Sh epherd Lutheran Church, singing with the Ragtime Professors for 25 year s, sail boating and spending time wit!
    h his family. Dr. McCain was married for 54 years to his high school sweet heart, Marcia Rae McCain (nee McClelland). He was a devoted husband and fa ther of 4 children who are deeply grateful for the love he showed and t he example he set every day of his life. He was preceded in death by a sis ter, Jean Andres. He is survived by his wife, Marcia Rae McCain; his child ren, Steven Emery McCain, Marilyn Kay Wiesehan, David Brian McCain, Bru ce John McCain; grandchildren, Devin Emery McCain, Lauren Jill McCain, Jef fery Scott McCain, Christopher John Wiesehan, Robert John Wiesehan, Pip er Cheyenne McCain, Hannah Emery McCain, Olivia Rose McCain; in-laws, Jo hn Wiesehan, Leslie McCain, Susan Bernheimer (formerly McCain), Stefanie M cCain; niece and nephew, Jonathan Andres and Laura Andres. Cremation w as by Moore's Chapel. A memorial service will be held at Good Shepherd Lut heran Church, 2925 Old Missouri Road in Fayetteville, AR 72703 on Saturda y, August 30 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers !
    memorials may be given to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or Si!
    ngle Parent Scholarship Fund of Washington County, 614 E. Emma Ave., Sprin gdale, AR 72764. Moore's Chapel, (479) 442-7314.


    Tulsa World (OK)
    Date: August 29, 2003
    Edition: Final Home
    Page: A16
    Record Number: 030829_Ob_a16_mccain
    Copyright (c) 2003 Tulsa World. World Publishing Co.




    Father: Barnes McCain
    Mother: Camilla Emery b: 10 MAR 1897

    Marriage 1 Living McClelland
      Children
      1. Has No Children Living McCain
      2. Has Children Living McCain
      3. Has No Children Living McCain
      4. Has No Children Living McCain

      Sources:
      1. Title: r_emery.FTW
        Repository:
        Media: Other
        Text: Date of Import: Dec 17, 2000
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