Brian G. Clever

Born: Mon., Jun. 25, 1956
Died: Mon., Mar. 2, 2020

A Celebration of Life Gathering

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sat., Mar. 21, 2020
Location: Marshall Moose Lodge

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Brian Garnet Clever went to be with the Lord peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Monday, March 2, 2020 at age 63.
Brian is survived by Donna Lee Clever, Wife, Angola, IN; Ashley Micaela Clever (Jeremy Ziegler), Daughter, Jasper, IN; Austin Elizabeth Aders (Austin), Daughter, Jasper, IN; four Grand Darlings: Kendalyn Loarene, Caroline Wray, Rowan Garnet and Abrahm Roman; Eric Lynn Clever (Silvia), Brother, Oregon City, OR; Susan Elizabeth Clever (Brian Arnold), Sister, Walnut Bottom, PA; Tyler Clever (Hetal), Brother, Lancaster, PA; two Nieces: Amber and Reya; and three Stepchildren: Brittany Gerig (Ryan Hopkins), Indianapolis, IN; Brady Wilson (Lei Vilar), Des Moines, IA; and Taylor Wilson (Shannon Hall), Angola, IN.
He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Garnet Ralph and Louise Elizabeth (Myers) Clever of Chambersburg, PA.
Brian was born on June 25, 1956 in Chambersburg, PA to Garnet and Louise. He graduated from Big Spring High School in Newville, PA as an accomplished wrestler. He went on to get an Associate Degree in Security from the Community College of the Air Force. Brian joined the United States Air Force on August 29, 1974. He achieved the rank of Senior Master Sergeant and retired on May 1, 1995 as a Security Specialist. While serving in the military, Brian welcomed his two children, Ashley and Austin, into the world. After serving, Brian joined Air-Way Global Manufacturing where he has proudly worked for the last 22 years.
Brian had a passion for life and never met a stranger. Whether it be spending time at the Moose Lodge or sitting around a fire with friends, he always had a great time. On any given day, he could tell you the number of days until Christmas. Brian was an avid sports fan who enjoyed golf with his best partner Donna and cheering for his favorite teams, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penn State Nittany Lions. He loved to travel with Donna and road trip to Jasper to visit his Children and Grand Darlings. Brian always said his children and grandchildren were his greatest accomplishments and was ready at a moment’s notice to show you their most recent pictures. His joy and laughter will live on and always be remembered.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held on Saturday, March 21st from 2pm – 6pm at the Moose Lodge, 1238 S. Kalamazoo Ave, Marshall, MI.  All are welcome to attend and celebrate Brian’s life, laughter and spirit.  In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Cancer Society at

Charitable donations may be made in Brian's memory to the following organization:

American Cancer

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Denny Wyrick
   Posted Thu March 05, 2020
fond memories of the early days

Denny Hamilton
   Posted Thu March 05, 2020
remembering good times at BSHS

Jon Fuhlbohm
   Posted Fri March 06, 2020
Brian was well respected and my favorite supervisor in the USAF.
I considered Brian a great mentor and he taught me a few valuable
lessons when I worked for him. He was one of the few Senior NCO s that
received a salute from junior NCOs. I will miss him!!

John Pugh
   Posted Fri March 06, 2020
I haven't seen Brian since his dad's funeral and I don't remember talking to him there. Before that it would have been when he and Eric were little and the family was living near my parent's farm near Shippensburg. Looking at Brian's Photo is like looking at Uncle Bill. I am so sorry to hear about your losing Brian. I lost track of him through the years, but recently befriended him once again on facebook. He proudly displayed a photo of his grandchildren to me and I shared with him about my grandchildren. I didn't know that he was sick until Susie sent a note about his cancer 2 weeks ago. My condolences to the family. John & Sally Pugh.

Christopher McBeth
   Posted Fri March 06, 2020

Simplicity Candle Centerpiece was sent by Chris McBeth.

We love you B. Forever Our Cousin, Our Brother. Chris and Tone

Connie Fogelsanger
   Posted Fri March 06, 2020
Donna, I don't think we have ever met, I am a cousin of Brian's. I haven't seen Brian since he was little and lived near our family farm. I remember Brian and his brother playing ball in the yard with uncle Bill. Now I am so sorry that we didn't keep in touch. It sounds like he was an amazing person who dearly loved his family and friends and had a wonderful zest for life. I know he will be dearly missed by all of you. My prayers and deepest sympathy to everyone.

Bill Berlin
   Posted Fri March 06, 2020
Brian was an awesome co worker and friend. Always smiling and positive! I am blessed to have known and worked with him. He served and did his very best.

Nate Bayliss
   Posted Tue March 10, 2020
Worked with Brian at Air-way in edgerton for a number of years he was a great guy ...... R.I.P Brian

Susan French
   Posted Wed March 18, 2020
Remembering Brian with fondness as the leader of our Quality Team at Air-Way Global Manufacturing. Always an "open door" policy. I appreciate him dearly for all he taught me. He was a patient and kind boss.