In memory of
Mike McClelland passed away suddenly on June 19, 2017. He was born June 2, 1959, in Las Cruces, NM. Mike spent most of his youth in Tucumcari and graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1978. Mike was active in football and wrestling during high school. After graduation Mike went to study boat mechanics in Florida and from there moved to Waukegan, IL or continued education. After a year of training he moved to Page, AZ, Lake Powell. There he worked on houseboats for several years, becoming a scuba diver for the state parks. Then he moved over to do riverboat tours on the Colorado River. At the time of Mike's death, he was working at Page Lumber. Mike has one son, Michael Jr. who graduated from High School May 19, 2017. Michael Jr. is now in the Marine Corp. Mike was preceded in death by his mother, Alta McClelland in February 2003 and his oldest sister, Kathleen in July of 2012. Mike is survived by his son, Michael; his father, Robert II (Bob); a brother, Robert III (Kathi); sister, Patricia Paiz (Leroy); and several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place and Mike's life celebration will take place with family and close friends at a date to be decided.
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