McCLUNG Rodney

Posted: November 8th, 2012

Rodney Brian McClung, 71, of Las Vegas, Nevada, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 at Las Vegas.

Brian was born Nov. 8, 1940 at Cardston, Alberta, Canada, the second son of Owen and Roxie Remington McClung. He graduated from Brigham Young University with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Communications. A 22-year resident of Las Vegas, Brian was a professional biographer who assisted many in compiling their personal life history. He was also an avid outdoorsman and the published author of several outdoor books. Brian had a firm testimony of Jesus Christ and faithfully served in several callings in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints including a mission to the Western States Mission and as Bishop of the Las Vegas Ninth Ward. He was a wonderful brother, husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Marie Heninger McClung of Las Vegas; son Dave (Kristi) and grand children Owen and Kailey of Reno, Nevada; his siblings Bob (Ramona) of Farmington, Utah, Lynn (Sandi) of Magrath, Alberta, Linda (Sebon) DuPree of Ocean Shores, Washington, and Richard (Charlene) of Barnwell, Alberta, as well as brothers-in-law Brian (Sandi), Harold (Jacky), Alan (Nanci) and Edmond (Darlene) Heninger, all of Calgary, Alberta as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, father and mother-in-law Jack and Lenore Heninger of Calgary / Las Vegas and brother-in-law Howard Card of Raymond, Alberta. Friends may meet with the family from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 9825 West Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. Burial will follow later in the day at the Mesquite City Cemetery, 201 Hillside Drive, Mesquite, Nevada. Kraft Sussman Funeral Services Sign digital guestbook at obituaries/lvri (scroll recent obituaries to McClung, Brian)

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