(WLTX) - A former Tuskegee Airman News19 introduced you to back in May has passed away.
James McClain, 86, died Monday. Previous Coverage: Tuskegee Airman Speaks About Importance of Memorial Day
During World War Two McClain was part of B-25 aircraft crew as a gunner.
The Tuskegee Airman has had its story dramatized in films such as "Red Tails."
McClain's funeral will take place Thursday, with burial to follow at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery.