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D. Carlton Clevenger

D. Carlton Clevenger, 86, passed peacefully into glory Sunday November 12, 2017. He touched many lives with his love of teaching and love for Randolph County. Carlton was born December 26, 1930 in Evansville, Indiana son of the late Donald & Hazel (Hiatt) Clevenger.
  Carlton was a teacher for 44 yrs. having taught at Wayne High School, Saratoga High School, Economy High School , and Monroe Central High School teaching Vocational Ag. He was the founding father of F.F.A. at Monroe Central High School, member of New Lisbon Christian Church where he served as an Elder, adult Sunday School teacher and lifelong member. He was a 4-H leader, a County Coucilman from 1996-2012, graduate of Purdue University, and Ball State University for his Master's Degree,
He is survived by his wife of 66 Yrs. Marilyn (Edwards) Clevenger; children, Margie A. (Gary) Max of Knifely, KY., Lisa D. (Jeff) Steers of Kokomo, Indiana, Daniel C. (Kim) Clevenger of Southport, Indiana, Dean E. (Freeman) Clevenger of Cincinnati, Ohio, Amy C. (Brad) Hoggatt of U.C., Indiana; grandchildren, Doran (Serena) East, Shelby (Kevin) Leverland, Cameron, Jarrod & Aaron Steers, Emily (Stephen) Gearhart, Andrew Clevenger, Reagan, Braydon, and Brennan Hoggatt; 2 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; a brother, James (Connie) Clevenger of Centerville, Ohio; nieces and nephews also.
Preceded by parents, and a sister, Annette Fabert.
Visitation is 4-7 P.M. Thursday November 16, 2017 at Reichard Funeral Home Inc., 400 W. Deerfield Road Union City, Indiana. Services are Friday at 11:00 A.M. at New Lisbon Christian Church with calling 1 hour prior to services. Burial will be in Lisbon Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the New Lisbon Christian Church with envelopes at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reichardfh.com

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As I was growing up and wearing the blue jacket Mr. Clevenger was a teacher I looked up too. One more of the great teachers has been called home. Family you are in my prayers. Pastor Dan Gottschalk.

Dan Gottschalk Nov 17 2017 12:00 AM

My thoughts are with your family.  Carlton was our 4-H advisor for my many years at Monroe Central.  A gentle and kind man with an easy laugh and with a love for teaching the agriculture and farming sciences.  My he find that great peace now that the final school period bell has rung . . . . .

Kurt Hodgin Nov 16 2017 12:00 AM

Very sorry to hear he was a great man,teacher and friend. Prayers for the family. I know he is happy with the Lord.

Larry Mangas Nov 14 2017 12:00 AM

Mr. Clevenger. . . one of my favorite people.  You and yours are the good guys.

Lynne Davis Nov 14 2017 12:00 AM

TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent by Connie Clevenger.

We will miss you, love you very much, your brother Jim and Connie Clevenger

Connie Clevenger Nov 14 2017 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear of his passing, a good Christian man.  
Gorman, Texas

Sandra Osborne Nov 14 2017 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with the Clevenger family.  I remember Carlton and his family growing up in the New Lisbon Church, we moved to Texas in May of 1976.  
Kathi Williams
Gorman, Texas

Kathi Osborne Williams Nov 14 2017 12:00 AM

Sorry to see that Carlton passed away.  He was a dear man.  Keep all of your memories in your heart and he will always be with you.
God bless each of you and my He wrap his loving arms around you during this time of sorrow.

Linda Swartz Nov 14 2017 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss

Randi Rose Nov 14 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Carlton's passing. I taught with him for many years at Monroe Central. I will remember him as a genuinely kind man. He cared very deeply about the welfare of his students.

Becky Cox Nov 14 2017 12:00 AM

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