Matthew Clevenger


ANTWERP -- Matthew C. Clevinger, 48, of Antwerp, passed away Monday, May 12, 2014, at Van Wert In-Patient Hospice Center.

Matt was born in Pikeville, Kentucky, on January 26, 1966, a son of Jeannette (Hamlin) Clevinger and the late Carl Clevinger. Matt loved his family and always made time for hunting and fishing. He was a toolmaker and machinist at Trident. On Dec. 31, 1987, Matt married Michelle Shaner.

Matt will be sadly missed by his wife, Michelle; children, Shawn (Amber) of Antwerp and Jamie (Scott) Rice of Paulding; mother, Jeannette; brothers, Chad (Stephanie) and Shane, all of Antwerp, and Woody (Delena) of Pikeville, Ky.; grandchildren, Hailey, Skyler and Bentley Clevinger and Braydon Rice.

Viewing is Thursday from 2-5 p.m. at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp, followed by a meal at Antwerp Community Church at 6 p.m. There are no services.

Memorials are to the donor's choice. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at

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