Charles Leland Clevenger Sr.
November 22, 1930 – June 9, 2019
Charles Leland Clevenger Sr., 88, Yorktown, passed away Sunday morning, June 9, 2019, at his home.
He was born Saturday, November 22, 1930, in Muncie, Indiana, 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 forty years of service.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-eight 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 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 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, Indiana 46250; American Lung Association, 115 W. Washington Street, Suite 1180 South, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 or A.R.F., (Animal Rescue Fund), 1209 West Riggin Road, Muncie, Indiana 47303.
Online condolences to the family may be directed to www.elmridgefuneralhome.com.
American Diabetes Association
8604 Allisonville Road Suite 140 , Indianapolis, Indiana 46250
American Lung Association
115 West Washington Street Suite 1180 South , Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
A.R.F. (Animal Rescue Fund)
1209 West Riggin Road, Muncie, Indiana 47303
- Calling Hour: Saturday, June 15, 2019
- Services will be private.