Jim Hill McClung Sr.

Jim Hill McClung Sr.
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Jim Hill McClung Sr., 82, passed away August 8, 2019 at his residence on Amelia Island, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Sara Josephine McClung, in 2012.

He leaves behind his son, Jim Hill McClung Jr. and his wife, Patricia Ann, of Clayton, Ga.; his daughter, Karen McClung Feuerborn and her husband, Christopher Patrick Wharton, of Marietta, Okla.; his grandchildren, Jim III, Sara Kate, Patrick, Emily, and Matt McClung and Thomas Charles, Christopher Patrick, and Kathleen Marie Feuerborn.

Mr. McClung lived for many years in Atlanta, where he was with Lithonia Lighting for 37 years and served as its chief executive officer for 24 years. He was a graduate of Emory University, the Harvard Business School and served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of the Board of Directors of Young Presidents Organization, the World Presidents Organization, and Who’s Who in America.

Mr. McClung was very active in the electrical industry. He served as chairman of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, was a board member of the National Service Industries, and was a former member of the Electrical Manufacturers Club and the Illuminating Engineering Society. 

He was a member of St. John United Methodist Church and the Cherokee Town and Country Club of Atlanta. After retirement, he lived on Amelia Island and belonged to the Amelia Island Plantation Chapel and the Amelia Island Club.

Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the Amelia Island Plantation Chapel. A family service will be held at a later time for the committal of his remains.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in his memory to the Salvation Army.

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Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors


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