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Harvey C. McClay

January 2, 1939 - March 28, 2015

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Harvey Curtis McClay, 76, of Pasadena, TX passed away on March 28, 2015 at his home. He was born January 2, 1939 in Houston, TX; the only child of Clarence and Agnes McClay. Harvey grew up and attended schools in Houston, TX. He attended Rice University on scholarship and graduated with a degree in mathematics. He married Patricia Ann Lott on January 8, 1961; their marriage lasted over 54 years. Harvey McClay started his career working on missile defense systems for the federal government then worked on computer systems for NASA in informatics and data...

Harvey Curtis McClay, 76, of Pasadena, TX passed away on March 28, 2015 at his home. He was born January 2, 1939 in Houston, TX; the only child of Clarence and Agnes McClay. Harvey grew up and attended schools in Houston, TX. He attended Rice University on scholarship and graduated with a degree in mathematics. He married Patricia Ann Lott on January 8, 1961; their marriage lasted over 54 years. Harvey McClay started his career working on missile defense systems for the federal government then worked on computer systems for NASA in informatics and data relay from the space station. Harvey ended his career as a Project Manager for the Houston Independent School District, managing some of their computer systems. He taught computer classes part-time at Houston Community College for over 20 years and finally retired in 2001. Harvey was mentioned in several Who's Who Magazine articles for his work which include: Who's Who in the World (14th, 15th, 18th, 20th editions), Who's Who in America (55th-57th editions), Who's Who in Finance and Industry (28th-34th editions), Who's Who in South and Southwest (25th edition), Who's Who in Science and Engineering (7th edition), and Who's Who in Media and Communications (1st edition). Harvey attended Sagemont Church in Houston, TX. As a husband, father and grandfather, he dedicated his life to serving his family whom he loved very much by sacrificing his needs for theirs. Harvey is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife Patricia of Pasadena and their four children and six grandchildren, Jimmy McClay of Pasadena, TX, John McClay and his wife, Tiara and their three daughters Evan, Olivia, and Caroline of Dallas, TX, Susan Livingston and her husband, Jimmy and their two children Ashlyn and Austin of Friendswood, TX, Robert McClay and his wife, Natasha and their son Tyler of Littleton, CO. The funeral service was held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Forest Park East in Webster, TX at 3:00PM.