Michael P. McClain, 50, of Dover, died Friday, July 16, 2010, at Christiana Hospital.


Michael P. McClain, 50, of Dover, died Friday, July 16, 2010, at Christiana Hospital.

A celebration of Mr. McClain’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 21, at Trader Funeral Home, 12 Lotus St., Dover.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. McClain was born July 10, 1960, at Kent General Hospital in Dover, the son of the late Donald McClain and Emily Smith Kershaw.

He was employed at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino as a landscape technician for two years before his illness.

Mr. McClain’s passion was watching his son Matthew play baseball. He also enjoyed NASCAR, camping and fishing and will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Jackie, and sons Tony, Jesse and Matthew, as well as many beloved friends.

Burial will be at Sharon Hill Memorial Park, Dover.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to be made to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Christiana Hospital Campus, 4701 Ogletown Stanton Road, Suite 3400, Newark, DE 19713-2055.

Letters of condolences may be sent to www.delmarvaobits.com or traderfh@aol.com.