Saturday, January 3rd, 2009
Mercer County native, Nile McCain, 84, Lima, died at 3:45 a.m. Jan. 2, 2009, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 27, 1924, in Mercer County to Charles Hudson and Sarah Hole McCain. On Oct. 27, 1946, he married Jewell E. Maynard, who survives.
Other survivors are a daughter, Katherine McCain, Centerville; three sons, John Nile (Susan) and Ross (Jaye), all of Lima, and Dana Leigh (Christine), Louisville, Ky.; three sisters, Esther Spicer, Coldwater, Grace Kable, Celina, and Doris Harding, Lima; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Deceasd are four brothers, Glen, Lloyd, Charles and Clyde; and a sister, Olive Muter.
He was a retired iron worker who had worked in many regions of the U.S. He volunteered with Metro Parks Blue Birds and attended Shawnee United Methodist Church.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Bayliff and Son Funeral Home, Cridersville, the Revs. Bryan Bucher and Charlotte Hefner officiating. Burial is at Shawnee Cemetery, Lima.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be given to Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Parks or St. Rita's Hospice.