James Paul Clevinger, 76 of Elkhorn City, KY passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Hazard, KY. James was born January 19, 1938 at Lookout, KY to the late Emmit Clevinger & Grace Coleman Clevinger. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Georgene Clevinger, one son, Richard Preston Clevinger, brothers, Denver, Harold Dean and Bill Clevinger and two sisters, Vivian Clevinger & Lois Loving. James is survived by two sons, Greg Clevinger of Elkhron City & John Clark Clevinger of Cynthiana, KY and one daughter, Krista Stapleton of Crossville, TN. He is also survived by one brother, Stevie Clevinger of Venters, KY and one sister, Shirley Watson of Montpelier, OH, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Visitation will be after 6PM Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with services nightly at 7PM. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 1:30PM from the chapel. Burial will follow at Annie E. Young Cemetery, Shelbiana, KY.