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JOPLIN, Mo. - Max Leroy Clevenger, age 57, passed away Monday morning, May 22, 2017, at his home following an illness.
Mr Clevenger was born March 11, 1960, in Joplin. His parents were Virgil Leroy and Shirley Marie (Williams) Clevenger. He was a lifetime resident of Joplin.
He worked with his father operating Clevenger and Son Tire Company, Joplin, and later in Galena, Kan. His favorite pastime was fishing and going to the casino.
He is survived by one son, Max L Clevenger Jr, Joplin; one daughter, Augusta Clevenger, Joplin; his father, Virgil Leroy Clevenger, Grove, Okla.; one sister, Terrie Clevenger, Lamar, Mo.; three grandchildren, Payton Clevenger, Levi Russell and Danielle Russell; and three nieces. He was preceded in death by his mother and one brother, Virgin Leon Clevenger.
Funeral services will be at 6 pm, Thursday, May 25, at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena. Following the service, the family will receive friends at the funeral home until 8 p.m.
Published on May 24, 2017
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