Harold F. Clevenger, 87, passed away, Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.
Harold was born in Delaware County on February 17, 1926 to Frank and Lillian (Curtis) Clevenger. He served his country in the Navy during World War II. On July 17, 1948, he married Betty Bailey in Eaton. Together they would remain in the Eaton area where they raised their two daughters.
Harold worked at Warner Gear as a machinist for 30 years, retiring in 1976. Along with his wife Betty, he attended the Eaton First Church of God for many years and was a member of the Warner Gear Sympathy Club. Harold was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed playing cards, especially Texas Hold’em, but most of all he enjoyed visiting with the people he played with.
He is survived by his daughters, Dianna Studebaker (husband, Doug) of Albany, and Sandy Kirtley (husband, Terry) of Hartford City, four grandchildren: Shellie Goldman (husband, Sam), Tasha Fultz (husband, Gary), Kevin Kirtley (wife, Rachel), and Kirk Studebaker, eight great-grandchildren, Katie Studebaker, Tyler Kirtley, Randall Fultz, Rayel Kirtley, twins; Easton and Ava Kirtley, Chloe Goldman, and Sammy Goldman, two sisters; Barbara Rodgers, and Donna McAmis, sister-in-law, Shirley Clevenger, several niece and nephews, and his life-long friends, Lowell and Helen Rose, Gary and Liz Shonk, and Anna Garrett.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Betty, two brothers and six sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on December 7, 2013 at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton with Rev. John Long officiating. Burial with military honors by the Delaware County Veterans Honor Guard will follow in Union Cemetery, Eaton.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on December 6, 2013 and one hour prior to the funeral on Saturday, at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank Harold’s long time doctor, Dr. Robert Suer for his great care and kindness.
In lieu of flowers memorials be made in his name to: The Little Red Door Cancer Services of East Central Indiana or the Wounded Warrior Project.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.