James Nolan Barclay, 83, of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away Thursday, October 4, 2007 at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceville, Illinois.


He worked in construction for 50 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran, earning a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and an Oak Leaf Cluster. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Bridgeport. He was a 54-year member of the Reed Masonic Lodge of Evansville and a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Evansville. He also was a member of the Moose Lodge in Brandon, FL. 

James was born
June 25, 1924 in Evansville, Indiana to Arvel and Merlie (Miller) Barclay, both deceased. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Barclay in 2004; 2 sons, Gregory and Shane Barclay; and 1 stepson, Bradley Lannan

He is survived by his stepson, Glenn (Dawn) Lannan of Tampa, FL; stepdaughter, Sherry (Oliver) Dotson of Valrico, FL; 4 step grandchildren, Valerie Lannan of Tampa, FL, Derek Delgado of FL, Dennis (Jachelle) Dotson of Port Richey, FL, and Angela (Barry) Michael of Valrico, FL; 8 step-great grandchildren, Alexis, Brianna, Derek III, Peyton, Maranda, Hannah, Kaitlynn and Mason; 2 brothers-in-law, James (Betty) Meyer of Bridgeport, IL; and Jack (Darlene) Meyer of Anderson, IN. 

Funeral services will be held on
Monday, October 8, 2007 at 2 PM at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City, IN with the Rev. Bill Cox officiating. Burial will be at the Barnett Chapel Cemetery in Lynnville with military graveside services.


Friends may visit Monday from 12:30 PM until service time at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home.