Hugh Porter McClimon, Sr.
Hugh Porter McClimon, Sr., 80, husband of Carole Ann Carter McClimon, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018.
Born in Greer, SC, he was the son of the late Glenn Nalley and Essie Mae McElrath McClimon. He served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from the Army National Guard. He was a 1960 graduate of Clemson University and earned his Masters Degree from Clemson in 1967 in Agriculture Education. He was State Supervisor of Agriculture Education for the S.C. Department of Education. Mr. McClimon served as Chairman of the SCFFA Foundation Board for 40 years. He also served on the Anderson County Soil and Water Conservation Commission. He was a member and Past President of the Anderson Lions Club where he received the Melvin Jones Award. He was also a member of Anderson American Legion Post 14 and St. John's United Methodist Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Deborah Ann Greene and husband, Bill; son, Hugh Porter McClimon, Jr. and wife, Stephanie; two granddaughters, Katherine Ann Draisen and husband, Jonathan and Cynthia Anne McClimon; brother, Glenn McClimon; and a sister, Anita Colbert.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ben McClimon.
A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 5, at St. John's United Methodist Church in Anderson.