McLain, Bobby (Cleveland) –

Bobby McLain, 84, a resident of Cleveland for 78 years, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at Memorial Health University Medical Center, with his family by his side.

He currently resided with his son and daughter-in-law in Savannah, Georgia. He was a member of the Evening Light Gospel Tabernacle. He retired from Pathway Press (formerly, Church of God Publishing House) after 33 years of service. He enjoyed watching old westerns, listening to music, spending time with his best friend, the family dog, Duncan, and keeping in touch with his friends on Facebook).

He was predeceased by his wife, Maudelle Young McLain; his son, Greg McLain; his parents, CL and Alice McLain Sr.; and his two brothers, CL McLain Jr. and Fletcher McLain.

He is survived by one son, Stephen (Mac) McLain and his wife Christy of Savannah Ga; his daughter-in-law, Melissa McLain of Cleveland, TN; his five grandchildren, Wendi, Lakesha, Christina, Lucas and Dillon; his seven great-grandchildren and his three great-great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held on Monday, January 17 at 2 p.m. at the Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Reverend Guinn Green officiating. Interment will follow at Earls Cemetery in McDonald, TN.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Monday, January 17, for one hour before the service at the funeral home.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the McLain family guestbook at