OBITUARY

William E. Clark

June 30, 1929August 10, 2018
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William E. “Ed” Clark, 89, of Olanta, passed away at his residence on Friday, August 10, 2018. Mr. Clark was born on June 30, 1929 in Bloomington; the son of the late Robert and Margaret (Kinback) Clark. He retired from Ryan Brothers Coal as a heavy equipment operator. Mr. Clark was Methodist by Faith. He was a United States Army Veteran having served in Germany during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Clark was a member of the Clearfield American Legion John Lewis Shade Post No. 6 and was a life member of the Glen Richey Sportsman’s Club and Glen Richey Fire Company. He enjoyed hunting, spending time at camp and watching baseball. William is survived by four children; Bonnie Pritchard and her husband Jack of Curwensville, Judy A. Hoover of Clearfield, Edward L. Clark, Sr. and his wife Cindy of Clearfield and Carol L. Brown and her friend Denny Johnston of Olanta; eight grandchildren; Brenda Wall (Karl), Jason Pritchard, James Hoover, Jr., Abby Hoover, Ed Clark ,Jr. (Alena), Megan Troxell (Joel), Miranda Lombardo (Patrick), and Kandi Steiner; sixteen great-grandchildren; five sisters and two brothers; Sylvia White of Olanta, Darlene Muhollan (Denny) of Bigler, Joyce Bowden of Curwensville, Barbara Swatsworth (Teddy) of Clearfield, Norma Freeman (Don), Franklin Clark and Richard Clark (Carol) all of Olanta and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Leah Jane (Holt) Clark whom he married on May 5, 1951 and who passed away on May 20, 2006; a grandson, John Pritchard, Jr.; two sisters, Iva King and Rosemary Lake; and four brothers; Bob, Ralph, Dean, and John Clark. Funeral services will be held at the Bennett & Houser Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 1:00 PM with Rev. M. Bruce Dimmick officiating. Interment will be at Thompson Cemetery, Glen Richey. Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Clearfield Area Honor Guard. Friends will be received at the funeral home Monday, August 13, 2018 from 11:00 am until the hour of services. Online remembrances can be made at www.bennettandhouser.com or www.mem.com Arrangements are under the care of the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc., Clearfield.

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  • Funeral Service Monday, August 13, 2018
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Harold Kinback

August 11, 2018

Gloria and I are deeply saddened to hear of Bill's passing. Even though we are first cousins, I regret that I didn't get to know Bill very well. Our heart felt condolences go out to the entire family.

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