James W. Clevenger, age 91, of Oak Hill, a former metallurgist in automotive, died on Thursday,
October 18, 2018. Born in Fostoria, Ohio to Rudolph and Winifred (Murphy) Clevenger, James came to the area in 1978 from Archbold, Ohio.
James was a member of Edgewater United Methodist Church, Edgewater; American Legion, Post 285; Kiwanis Club past president and Masonic in Bryan, Ohio. He was an Elder in the church for many years. James was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and great-great grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Shirley; two daughters, Deborah (John) Moon of Longwood and Susan (David) Bowman of Lakeland; son, Richard (Patricia) Clevenger of Sugarland, Texas; 8 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; sister, Barbarann Girlie of Defiance, Ohio. James was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Catherine Clevenger.
Graveside service with military honors will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, 5525 Highway 1, Mims, Florida. A Celebration gathering will follow at the Lighthouse Cove Club House, Oak Hill, FL.
The family suggest donations to the American Legion Post 285, c/o Ray Durany, 1 Borde Aqua Drive, Edgewater, FL 32132 or Hospice of the Comforter, 480 West Central Pky., Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 or Florida Hospital Hospice, 770 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, FL 32174, or Edgewater United Methodist Church, 211 N. Ridgewood Ave., Edgewater, FL 32132.
American legion Post 285
1 Borde Aqua Drive, Edgewater FL 32168
Hospice of the Comforter
480 W Central Pkwy, Altamonte Springs FL 32714
Florida Hospital Hospice
770 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach FL 32174
Edgewater United Methodist Church
211 N. Ridgewood Ave., Edgewater FL 32132