2018-11-07 / Obituaries

James W. Clevenger

James Clevenger James Clevenger James W. Clevenger, age 91, of Oak Hill, Fla., formerly of Defiance and Archbold, died on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018.

James was a member of Edgewater United Methodist Church, Edgewater; American Legion, Post 285; Kiwanis Club past president and Masonic Lodge in Bryan, Ohio.

He was an elder in the church for many years.

James was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and greatgreat grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Shirley; two daughters,

Deborah (John) Moon of Longwood, Fla., and Susan (David) Bowman of Lakeland, Fla.; son, Richard (Patricia) Clevenger of Sugarland, Texas; eight grandchildren; nine greatgrandchildren; four great-greatgrandchildren; sister, Barbarann Girlie of Defiance.

James was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph and Winifred (Murphy) Clevenger, and sister, Catherine Clevenger.

Graveside service with military honors was held Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, 5525 Highway 1, Mims, Florida.

We welcome family and friends to a celebration of life gathering Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Shalom Ministries, Archbold.

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