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Danny Clevenger Sr.

veteranAug 27th, 1953 - Oct 17th, 2021

Visitation: 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home

Funeral Ceremony: 1 p.m. Friday, October 22, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora

Interment: Bunker Cemetery


At the request of the family, please plan on wearing a face mask if attending the visitation or funeral ceremony.  Disposable masks will be available at the funeral home.  Thank you for your understanding.


   Danny Ray “Mountain Man” Clevenger Sr., age 68, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Sunday afternoon, October 17, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

   He was born August 27, 1953, in Fairfield, Illinois, the son of Claude Earl and Mercedes Clara (Billman) Clevenger.  He was united in marriage to Carla Jo Kirkman on June 25, 2005, and together they have shared 16 wedding anniversaries. 

   Danny proudly served in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany and later Fort Riley, Kansas.  He truly loved his career in the oil field and retired from Les Wilson Inc.  After retirement Danny worked part-time at Flora Walmart to keep active.  He loved church, was a member of Bloom Baptist Church, and also a member of the American Legion in Bluford.  He enjoyed walking, exercising, dancing, mowing, and socializing.  His grandchildren were his life and they brought him so much joy.  He loved time spent with family and always looked forward to getting the family together for meals. 

   He is survived by his wife: Carla Clevenger of Flora; children: Christopher (Leah) Clevenger of Clinton, OK, Danielle Clevenger (Danny Smith) of Flora, Danny Ray Clevenger Jr. of Olney, Rufus E. Clevenger of Fairfield, Alechia (Shane) Roosevelt of Flora, Kevin (Jessica) Curtis of Louisville, Amanda (Preston) Petersen of Flora, and Kyle Butcher (Stephany Davis) of Flora; grandchildren: Athena Gibbons, Barrett Clevenger, Grant Clevenger, Alayna Clevenger, Aliyah Clevenger, Tatum Clevenger, Madison McKnelly, Weston McKnelly, Avery Roosevelt, Lia Petersen, Kaylin Petersen, Ayda Petersen, Katie Jo Littlejohn, Trevor Littlejohn, Elijah Curtis, Abigail Curtis, Skylar Butcher, Shelby Butcher, Amara McCormick, and Wyatt Butcher; and a brother: Barney Clevenger of Texas.   

   He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister: Clara Lee Robertson.

   A funeral ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, October 22, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Interment will follow in Bunker Cemetery.  Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of service on Friday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence visit:  


At the request of the family, please plan on wearing a face mask if attending the visitation or funeral ceremony.  Disposable masks will be available at the funeral home.  Thank you for your understanding.


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October 18th

Carla, Kevin & all. I'm so sorry for your loss. Love hugs & prayers

Hayle gray

October 18th

I'm so very sorry to hear of Dan's passing, he was an interesting man that will be missed by many. Prayers for the family

Johnny and Wanda Hollinsworth

October 18th

So sorry to hear this. Prayers for all.

Tyler Robinson

October 18th

I am truly sorry for your loss. He was a great man and taught me alot in the oil patch . I will miss seeing him around.

Dennis B. Legg

October 19th

So sorry to hear of my old friend’s passing. What a great guy! We all knew him as “mountain man”! I had lost touch with him over the last few years, but I’ll always remember him as a kind and caring person who never complained and saw the best in everyone. He will be missed.

Charlie and Patty Peters

October 18th

We're so very sorry. You're in our thoughts and prayers.

Debbie Lambert

October 18th

Danielle, I am so sorry for your loss I know your heart is broken and I pray for you and your family. God bless you all. I send my love.

Wanda Yellow Eagle Galaviz

October 19th

Prayers n Condolences to my niece Daniellen nephews Danny,Jr n Rufus, Chris Clevenger n their children may Maheo touch them with all his love,comfort n strength love ya all🙏🦅💖💔

Jay & Linda

October 19th

So sorry for your loss. Prayers

Dennis and Carla Vail

October 19th

Carla and Family We are so very sorry for your loss. May God put his loving arms around you and comfort all of you during this difficult time.

John and Judy Lusk

October 19th

We are sorry to hear of your loss. We ask that God will comfort each one of you in the way that only He can. Prayers.

Missy “Wille” Hagen

October 19th

So sorry to hear this. He will be missed by many. Praying for all.

Rick and Trudy Zimmerman Stanford

October 19th

We are so sorry for your loss. 🙏🙏

Patty Combs

October 19th

I worked With Dan at Walmart, he was a really nice guy. I really enjoyed talking to him at work. So sorry for your loss😓

Debra (Stevens) Pengelley

October 20th

I’m so sorry for your loss! Praying for peace and comfort for all to have during this time and in the future. Danny and I went to Berry Grade School.

Gene McAllister

October 19th

Jan and I will miss Dan very much every time we see his empty spot at church we wii think of him!

Kris (Eckelberry)& Charlie Foland

October 19th

So very sorry for your loss cousin. Pray that God comforts you and keeps you wrapped in his living arms always.


October 19th


Lawrence & Debbie Fitch

October 23rd

Alechia, We are so very sorry to read of your dad’s passing. He was always such a helpful and friendly guy at WM. We send our prayers and condolences to you and your family.



lucy eckelberry and will landreth
Debbie King Casell
Andy, Deirdre, Evan & Caitlin Klein
Tom and Maria "Button" Pemberton❤️
Tina Henson Branham ( Walmart co-worker)
Jerry "Butch" Erwin
Charlie and Patty Peters
Micheal W. & Kristal G. Engelmeier
Rita and Jim Hallett
Doug and Kelly Hemrich
Rick and Trudy Zimmerman Stanford
Patty Combs
Matthew LaCroix
John Wintermann
Ron &Tammie McKinney
vickie hill
John and Judy Lusk
Missy “Wille” Hagen
Tony & Jami Gibbons
Bruce & Nannette Richards
Don and Ruth Ann Lusk
Cindy Boose
Larry Frost
Tammie Camden-Vessechia
Jackie Evans
Tina Curtis
Fallwell Traci
Kevin Fallwell
Gray Mike and Sharon
Lawrence & Debbie Fitch


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Frank & Bright Funeral Home
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