Born Aug. 1, 1935, in Waverly, he was the son of the late Robert L. Clark Sr. and Mamie Drury Clark. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Leone Nelson Clark; second wife, Mildred Clark; sister, Betty Jean Greene; and brother Edward Earl Clark.
Mr. Clark had been employed with Gilman Paper Company as a heavy equipment operator for 20 years and then with Bulloch County Public Works in Statesboro, retiring with 17 years of service. He enjoyed gardening and was an avid Fox News fan.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Homeward Cemetery with Pastor Tom Dent officiating. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.
Pallbearers will be W.C. Turner, Matthew Turner, Ryan Barnes, Joe Clark, Michael Barnes, Josh Barnes, Ethan Duncan, David Turner and Hunter Adams.
Survivors include a son, Joey Clark (Kaye) of Kingsland; daughters Jeanne Barnes (Raymond) of Kennisaw and Joy Lynn Turner (Bill) of Woodbine; brother, James L. Clark (Betty) of Dallas; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to send a special thanks to Davita South Staff and Drs. Grubb and Feely. Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Foundation, 1211 Whispering Pines Road, Albany, GA 31707.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.