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“My sincere condolences to Kathy and Dr McClain and the entire family as you mourn the loss of Joshua. He is safe in the hands of God now. My prayers...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Karen Lee - West Palm Beach, FL

“Dearest Dr Mc Clain, Kathy and Family, I am sending my heart felt sympathies to you all. I remember Josh when I worked at Palm Beach Sportsmedicine....Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: JAYNE Pierce - West Palm Beach, FL

“Sincere and heartfelt sympathy to Gary, Kathy and family for the passing of your son and brother, Josh. Seems such a short time ago, Kathy and I...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Buzz and Sue Woodwell - Tequesta, FL

“You will always be my coolest friend ever. Thank you for the many years of laughter and smiles. My heart aches with you not in my world anymore. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Maureen Keenan - Jupiter, FL

“It was with great sadness when we heard of the death of Josh McClain last week.The thoughts and prayers of the Class of 1965, Yadkinville High School...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Andrew L. Mackie - Yadkinville, NC

“My deepest sympathies. Josh was such a funny and kind person. Your family is in my prayers. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Karlie Brighton Yarbrough - FL

“We will always remember Josh as gentle and kind. May your beautiful memories of Josh comfort you and your entire family. With heartfelt sympathy -...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Veronica and John Hritz - FL

“Sincere and heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your son, Josh. My very warmest regards to your entire family. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Anne Bennett-Ciaglia - Tequesta, FL


Joshua Mark McClain, 48, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on July 8, 2017 in Fernandina Beach, Florida. He is survived by his parents, Gary and Kathryn McClain of Tequesta and Fernandina Beach, Florida; his brother, Ben (Misty) McClain of Tequesta; sister, Joanna (Jason) Hooper of St. Simons Island, Georgia; 3 nieces, 3 nephews and numerous relatives and friends. Josh graduated with a degree in Environmental Science from the University of North Carolina Charlotte. For several years he worked as a geologist, both in Florida and California, but was always happiest working with his hands. He gradually migrated to working as an artisan, building gorgeous furniture, doing metal work, and at the time of his death, was building a beautiful wooden boat. Anyone who has a piece of Josh's work is lucky indeed. He sought perfection and precision in his work and was constantly striving to improve on each new creation. Josh had a quick wit and was famous for his one-liners, dog serenades and his buddies will be happy to know that he will be "parked in the shade". Josh was thoughtful and totally honest and will be remembered as one to never hesitate to share his from the heart opinions. He was generous to a fault and always sympathetic to anyone down on his or her luck. Josh was constantly trying to reinvent himself. He will be remembered by those who knew and loved him for his many talents, his humbleness, his heartwarming smile. A celebration of Josh's life will be held at St. Jude's Catholic Church on July 17, 2017 at 11:00 a.m in Tequesta, FL. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Josh may be sent to the Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County, 909 Fern Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.