Laravel L. Greenwell, 78, of Clay City died at 2:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, at the Heart Center in Indianapolis.
Born Aug. 6, 1925, in Clay City, he was the son of Melvin and Nellie Lankford Greenwell, who have preceded him in death.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II and also an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
After being discharged from the Army, he moved to California. While living there, he was a supervisor at Gilro Metal Fabrication Plant in Oakland. He retired in 1987 and moved back to Clay City.
He was a member of the Clay City Assembly of God and the Clay City VFW 6606.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen; and four brothers, Ulus, Willis, Virgil and Phillip Greenwell.
Survivors include a sister, Phyllis Lambert of Brazil; a companion, Kay Kirk of Clay City; several nieces; and nephews.
Visitation will be Saturday, 4-8 p.m., at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the Rev. Hurshel Hale officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery with military graveside services by VFW Post 6606.