OBITUARY

Carl "Sonny" Clark

September 7, 1934May 13, 2018

Carl (Sonny) Clark passed away Sunday May 13 at the age of 83. He was born in Blairsville, Pa. Sept 7, 1934 to Carl and Harriet Clark. He is predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Michiko. He is survived by his four loving daughters Susan (David) Dameron of St. Augustine Fl., Helen Turner, Diane Cruz, and Sherri (Stanley) Payne. He is also survived by his brother Vincent Clark of New Alexandria, Pa. He was the grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. He retired from the University of Central Fl. He was a veteran of the Air Force where he served in the Korean War. He will be buried with military honors. The viewing will be Friday May 18 from 5-8 pm at the Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home in Apopka, Fl. Interment will be Saturday May 19 at Chapel Hill Cemetery at 2:30

  • FAMILY

  • He is predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Michiko. He is survived by his four loving daughters Susan (David) Dameron of St. Augustine Fl., Helen Turner, Diane Cruz, and Sherri (Stanley) Payne. He is also survived by his brother Vincent Clark of New Alexandria, Pa. He was the grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, May 18, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Carl "Sonny" Clark

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Candy Pinkham

May 22, 2018

I remember as a little girl going to Aunt Mary and Uncle Sonny's house in Blairsville. It was in the country and I loved to go there. There was a big rope which we could grab and swing way out over a hill. And always the horses. Aunt Mary made the best fried rice ever! Uncle Sonny let me as a child to be free. Even made bridles from the ropes from the hay, and rode with no saddle. I always begged my Nanny to let me go to Uncle Sonny's when he came to her house. He was not as strict as my parents (who worried too much) and I had so much fun when I went there. I never remember getting a spanking either :) In Florida we shared a pasture for our horses. We used to ride to the house and give them a bath. And Aunt Mary always had food on hand , especially the wonderful rice. We also went to church together here in Florida when he first moved down here. I know my Uncle Sonny and me felt the same way about God and I believe he finally got to meet Him in heaven, with Aunt Mary waiting for Uncle Sonny. I didn't see him much in later years, but memories and love never changes. It is saved inside the heart.

FROM THE FAMILY