INMAN, CALVIN LEROY - Nodaway County, Missouri | CALVIN LEROY INMAN - Missouri Gravestone Photos

Calvin Leroy INMAN

Oak Hill Cemetery aka Clearmont Cemetery Cemetery
Nodaway County,

1 May 1921 Thurman, Fremont County, Iowa
27 Sep 1991 Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas
Harry Lee Inman 1898–1974
Lillie Belle Kline Inman 1897–1985


Calvin Leroy Inman, son of Harry and Lillie Inman, was born May 1, 1921, in Thurman, Iowa, and passed away September 27, 1991 at K.U. Medical Center in Kansas City, KS, at the age of 70.

He moved with his family to Clearmont, MO when he was 9 years old where he grew to manhood and graduated from high school in 1938. He entered the MARINE CORPS in December of 1941 and served in the PACIFIC THEATER throughout WORLD WAR II. He fought in may campaigns, with the CARLSON RAIDERS and with the 5th MARINES. He received the BRONZE STAR for heroic achievement on IWO JIMA in February of 1945. After the war he joined the Marine Reserves and retired from the military in 1966.

On May 29, 1945, he was married to Alice Louise Baldwin. To this union was born two sons and one daughter. Following the war he moved to California where he worked in machine shops.

In 1968 he established Inman Engineering in Los Angeles, his own precision machine shop. He operated his own business until he retired in 1985. He was an active worker with the Boy Scouts of America in California for over 25 years and was a member of the National Rifle Association. He attended the First Christian Church in Santa Monica, CA, and in Clinton, MO.

After his retirement, he and his wife moved to Clinton. He enjoyed gardening and shared his produce with friends and relatives. He loved hunting and fishing and will long be remembered by his family and friends, who will always have fond memories of their good time together.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Louise; sons, Thomas Leroy 'Tom' (Pat) Inman of Los Angeles, CA, John Calvin (Lisa) Inman of Upland, CA; daughter, Susan Joyce 'Sue' (Bruce) Byers of Carlsbad, CA; grandchildren, John, James, Catherine, Jeffrey, Jennifer, and Calvin Byron Inman, Stephen & Marilynn Byers; brothers, Albert Jacob Inman of Clinton and Carl Richard Inman of Deepwater; one brother-in-law, five sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 1, 1991 at the First Christian Church in Hopkins, MO. Burial was in Clearmont Cemetery, Clearmont, MO.

Contributed on 12/21/19 by tpinman
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Submitted: 12/21/19 • Approved: 12/21/19 • Last Updated: 12/24/19 • R823991-G0-S3

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