Larry G. McLain, age 57, of Jonesboro, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2003.
He was a member of the Georgia Sheet Metal Contractors' Association, Georgia-SMACNA, for 31 years. Mr. McLain served on the Association's Board of Directors for 27 years and served five terms as President. He served as a member and chairman of the Association's Labor Committee, Business Management and Education Committee, Safety and Training Committee and Industry Fund Committee. He served on the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for 26 years and as chairman for four terms. He served as a management trustee for the Local Union 85 Sheet Metal Workers' Health and Welfare Fund and Vacation Fund for 15 years. Mr. McLain also served as the Association's representative to the South/Southwest Conference of Sheet Metal Contractors' for many years. He served as the Association's representative to the Industry's National Association (SMACNA) as a member of the Council of Chapter Representatives for 25 years. He was a member of the Jonesboro Jaycees and Peach State Corvette Club. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. Mr. McLain was with the BHW Sheet Metal Company for 37 years and current President. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert A. Harris Sr.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 in the Worship Center of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. He will lie in state one hour prior to service. Dr. Dean Haun will officiate. Interment will follow at Camp Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Sandy; daughter and son-in-law, Michelle (David) McLain Morgan of Bethlehem, Ga.; daughter, Megan Leigh McLain of Jonesboro; mother, Mattie Harris of Jonesboro; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jimmy (Beverly) Harris of Douglasville, Keith (Susan) Harris of Stockbridge, Charles (Kim) Harris of Douglasville; brother, Bobby Harris of Jonesboro; sister and brother-in-law, Annette (Dennis) Jones of Carrollton; grandchildren, Mason McLain Morgan and Connor Griffin Morgan, both of Bethlehem, Ga.; 10 nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, make contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 3 Corporate Square, Suite 120, Atlanta, GA 30329.
Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. (770) 210-2700.