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Richard S. "Gus" McClain, 96, of Williamsburg, went home to be with the Lord on Friday afternoon, Jan. 29, 2021, at Homewood at Martinsburg.

He was born March 24, 1924, in Williamsburg, son of the late William A. and Verna (Wagner) McClain. On Jan. 29, 1949, he married Alberta J. Criswell at Zion Lutheran Church, Williamsburg. She preceded him in death on Nov. 29, 2018, after 69 years of marriage.

Surviving are two sisters-in-law: Virginia Weller and N. JoAnn Whalen; and several nieces and nephews.

He was the last of nine children being preceded in death by five sisters: Betty King, Rachel...


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