New Middletown – Funeral services will be on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at the Clemente Funeral Home, 10170 Main Street, New Middletown, OH 44442 at 11:00 a.m. for Lloyd Beverly Clevenger, 88, who passed away early Friday morning October 25, 2019 at the Hospice House.
Lloyd was born March 1, 1931 in Jumbo WV – one of nine children to the late Onie and Gaithel Groves Clevenger.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mildred J. “Midge” Schrader Clevenger, whom he married on February 14, 1953.
They raised six children: Martha Coppage of Anderson, IN, Terry (Candy) Clevenger of Negley, OH, Beverly Dickey of Windam, OH, Jill Malysa of Lawton, OK, Richard Clevenger of Berlin, Germany, Lloyd (Maryann) Clevenger of Cameron, NC, 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Mr. Clevenger proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1949 – 1952 and was a crane operator at LTV Steel in Youngstown, OH for thirty-three years. He also owned and operated Lloyd’s Furniture in Youngstown. He was a hard-working man with a sixth-grade education. Before moving to Youngstown, Lloyd worked the coal mines and timber industries of WV. His hobbies were hunting, fishing, bowling, gardening and making his specialty, spaghetti with huge meatballs, for his family and friends. He is survived by his brother Denith (Ralph) Clevenger of Burgoo, WV and preceded in death by a grandson Lloyd (Duke) Clevenger of NC and a granddaughter-in-law Shauntella Smith Clevenger of New Springfield, OH. He made up for his lack of educaton, with common sense and hard work ethics.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Clemente Funeral Home in New Middletown and on Thursday at the funeral home 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. with funeral service at 11:00 a.m.
There will be a dinner following the graveside service at Groggy Monday Café, 81/2 Sycamore Dr., New Middletown, OH 44442
Any food donations are to be dropped off at Groggy Monday Café after 8:00 a.m. and prior to noon.
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