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Robert Clevenger

August 1, 2012
The Herald-Star

CLEVENGER, Robert L. "Bob", passed away Monday, July 30, 2012 at home.

He was born June 8, 1930, son of the late Oren Boyd and Wavelene Davis Clevenger, of Industrial, WV.

Bob was preceded in death by his step-mother, Virginia Clevenger; three brothers, Oren "Butch" Clevenger, Ronald Clevenger and Johnny Clevenger; daughter, Sandra McGinnis; and son, Mark Hitt.

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Bob was a Korean War Navy Veteran. He retired from Weirton Steel as an overhead crane operator. He was a member of Bell Chapel UMC. One of his proudest accomplishments was his role in the construction of Bell Chapel. He served as past president and secretary of the UMM, past chairmen of the trustee committee, and member of the PPR committee. Bob was also a member of the F & AM Lodge 583, Royal Arch Masons, Chapter 221, The Scottish Rite Valley of Steubenville and American Legion Post 557.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years, 4 months and 20 wonderful days, Wanda (Crislip) Clevenger; a son, Robert (Tori) Clevenger Jr., CO; daughters, Nancy McComb, GA, JoLynn (Wayne) Laverinc, VA, Candy Hitt, Steubenville, Valerie (Adam) Gorby, Columbus, Robyn (Rick) Lyons, IN, Cindi (Richard) Haught, Toronto and Kelley (Johnny) Allison, Steubenville; five brothers, Harold (Terri) Clevenger, Mike (Jeanie) Clevenger, Randy (Darcelle) Clevenger of Steubenville, Greg and Tracey Clevenger WV; one step-brother, George (Sharon) Carpenter, VA; sisters, Janet Burch and Lucretia (Greg) Kelley, WV; step-sisters, Laura Wilson and Pricilla Pierce, WV; brothers-in-law, Gene and Allen (Sarah) Crislip and sister-in-law, Linda Crislip of OH; daughter-in- law, Mickey Hitt, Steubenville; niece, Tracie Secrist, Steubenville; special aunt, Hazel Clevenger of WV; beloved grandchildren, Matt (Stephanie), Lindsay, Christopher, Dani, Calie, Brian, Erin, Heather, Amanda, Brandon, Tina, David and Brandon; as well as several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at the Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, 685 Canton Road, Wintersville with Masonic service at 7 p.m. and Thursday at Bell Chapel UMC, St. Rt. 213, from noon until the time of services at 1 p.m. with Rev. Jeff Proya officiating.

Burial will follow with Military graveside services at Fort Steuben Burial Estates

Memorial contributions may be made to Bell Chapel UMC, 3419 state Route. 213, Steubenville.

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