Charles Leland Clevenger Sr.


Charles Leland Clevenger Sr., 88, Yorktown, passed away Sunday morning, June 9, 2019, at his home.
He was born Saturday, Nov. 22, 1930, in Muncie, the son of Clarkson and Gladys (Wages) Clevenger. Charles enjoyed birdwatching, flower gardening and loved caring for his cats. He was a member of the Orchid Society and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Charles retired in May of 1980 from Borg Warner after 40 years of service.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Elizabeth Jane (Brown) Clevenger; two sons, Bruce Clevenger and Charles (wife, Jenny) Clevenger Jr.; grandchildren, Chad (wife, Chrissy) Clevenger, S. Nicole Clevenger, Laura (husband, Matt) Eldridge, and Eric (wife, Stacey) Holtzleiter; one brother, Monty (wife, Sharon) Clevenger; two sisters, Madonna McGuire and Janice Smith; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sherry Lynn Clevenger; two brothers; four sisters; and his parents.
Family and friends may call at the Elm Ridge Mausoleum South Chapel from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019.
Services will be private.
Elm Ridge Funeral Home has been entrusted with his arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, 8604 Allisonville Road, Suite 140, Indianapolis, IN 46250; American Lung Association, 115 W. Washington St., Suite 1180 South, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or A.R.F., (Animal Rescue Fund), 1209 W. Riggin Road, Muncie, IN 47303.
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Published on June 12, 2019
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