Claude Porter McCann

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Claude Porter McCann

September 16, 1936 - October 23, 2018

Claude Porter McCann Claude Porter McCann, 82, passed away peacefully Oct. 23, 2018, at St. Vincent Anderson Hospital.
He was born Sept. 16, 1936, to Roman Cornelius and Pauline (Cooley) McCann.
Claude was a dedicated police officer for the Anderson Police Department for 33 years. He also worked for the Madison County Sheriff's Department for seven years, as well as Adult Protective Services for two years.
Claude had a passion for cars that did not go unnoticed. He loved to fix, sell, buy, and drive any type of car he could. He had a wonderful sense of humor that could get anyone laughing. He loved to spend time going fishing with his wife. He will be remembered for his kind spirit and dedication to the police force. Claude will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Claude is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Judith (McCormack) McCann; children, Mark McCann (Sandra), and Kelly Clensy (Tim); grandchildren, Destiny Smith (Nick), Mya McCann, Aubrey McCann, and Dominik Thompson; siblings, Lenden McCann (Lydia Taylor) and Rodger McCann (Carolyn); special friends, Roy Springfield, Danny Cluxton, and Jay Jessup; and several nieces and nephews.
Claude was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Wilma Berniece Qualls; and brother-in-law, Ted Qualls; nephew, Aaron Qualls; and all his brothers in law enforcement.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Madison County Humane Society in memory of Claude.
A visitation will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. with a funeral service to follow on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, at Legacy Cremation and Funeral Service-Anderson.
Published on October 25, 2018
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