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In Memory of
Jeffrey Christopher McClurg
May 14, 1967 - June 21, 2018

Visitation:
Monday, June 25th from 5-8 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Service:
Tuesday, June 26th 10:30 a.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Jeffrey C. McClurg, age 51, of Westerville, June 21, 2018 as the result of an auto accident. Master auto mechanic, Performance Racing Cars. Member of NHRA. Survived by his fiance', Leslie Caruso; mother, Kathleen; father, Joel; brothers, Joel (Christie) and Christopher (Martina); nieces and nephews, Joel, Duncan, Alexander, Katelyn, Corrine and Tyler; aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Monday 5-8 p.m. where a prayer service will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Fr. David E. Gwinner, prersiding. Private interment.

Condolences

Brenda McClurg

Jun 23, 2018

 

Jason Farnsworth

Jun 24, 2018

I was shocked, and deeply saddened to head the passing of Jeff, or as I knew him, "Big Jeff". I got to know Jeff through the Pontiac Grand Prix Platform of cars, long ago, on Clubgp.com as well. I met Jeff though Intense Racing, when it was owned by Scott Cook. I was building up my car, wanting it faster, and stronger. One weak point to upgrade was the transmission. Intense had the best built transmissions at the time, and in my opinion, still one of the bests, if you got one back in the day. Main reason why was Jeff. Jeff was building all of their transmissions, and had a zero failure rate. I knew it was the right choice to spend the $3k on this transmission. At the time, Intense only offered their transmissions, and various other built parts offered in "Pontiac Blue". Cool color...if you have a classic Pontiac. I did not, its a 1997 Grand Prix GTP, and red...and I told Jeff on the phone, "Dude, there is no way in hell, I am putting a blue transmission in my red car." He said he would do a custom color for me, so we settled on aluminum color paint. It was one of the first silver painted transmissions offered by Intense. Scott liked the looks and offered it as another color option on their web site. This was back in 2002, and the transmission is still going strong. Many burn outs, many trips down the track over 100 MPH, and countless road trips to this day. When people ask who builds the best transmissions, and asks what I got, I say with pride, "I have one of the last Big Jeff built transmissions ever offered". Jeff left Intense soon after building my transmission, due to health reasons. I believe he told me it was his bad back. After the completion of the install, and core exchange of my transmission, I never talked with Jeff again. But for that moment back in the day, so many years ago, he was such a wonderful person to meet, and talk to, even if it was over the phone. Jeff's legacy lives on for me, every time I drive my car, regardless where the roads take me. Time heals all wounds, Jeff will be missed, but never forgotten. Best Regards, Jason Farnsworth Wichita, Kansas

 

Allen McIver

Jun 26, 2018

My deepest remorse for your loss. Jeff lived next door to me growing up in Huber Ridge. he like his brothers I consider more like extended family than neighbors.