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Douglas Shane Clinkenbeard

February 24, 1967 ~ June 26, 2020 (age 53)


Douglas S. Clinkenbeard, age 53, of Elwood, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020 as the result of an automobile accident in Miami County.
He was born in Modesto, California on February 24, 1967, to the late Floyd Lee and Betty Jean (Lawson) Clinkenbeard.
On September 2, 1990 he married  Shelly (Bradburn) Clinkenbeard and they shared more than 29  years of marriage together.
Doug was employed at J. Lewis Small Company in Elwood where he worked as a polisher and finisher.  He was a member of the Northview Christian Church in Anderson.  Doug loved music, fishing and camping.  He enjoyed classic cars and coin collecting, but more than anything else, he loved spending time with his family.
Doug is survived by his  wife, Shelly Clinkenbeard of Elwood, son David Clinkenbeard, daughter, Sandra (husband Brock Gray)Clinkenbeard , 2 grandchildren, Lincoln Gray and Barett Gray, siblings, Dixie Santillian, Leonard Lawson, Pete Lawson, Herbert Lawson, Keith Lawson, Sharon Ellzey, Pricilla Wiskow, Sherri Navarro, Pamela Clark, and Kevin Clinkenbeard, close friends, Ryan & Lisa Brown, Kenny & Ada Penn, Rob & Julie Brown, and Missy Faulstich, and several nieces and nephews.
Douglas was preceded in death by his parents, mother-in-law, Linda Parsons, and brother Walter Lawson. .

A private family memorial service will be held on Friday, July 3, 2020.  
A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Doug's life will take place from 1-4 pm on Friday, July 3, 2020 at the Frankton Christian Church Family Life Center 206 South Church Street.  Frankton, IN 46044.

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July 3, 2020

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Frankton Christian Church
Church Street
Frankton, Indiana 46044

Private Family Services

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