OBITUARY

Richard David Clark

November 14, 1943November 22, 2021

Richard D. Clark passed away peacefully at home on November 22, 2021. Born in Detroit, Michigan on November 14, 1943 to Charles Foster Clark and Elsie Beatrice Lealan, Richard grew up in San Rafael, California. He earned a bachelor’s degree in geology and a master’s degree in socioeconomic mineralogy from New Mexico Tech. There he met Nancy Page and they were married in Albuquerque, New Mexico on January 23, 1968. Richard and Nancy joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1972. They were later sealed in the Manti Temple in May 1973.

In February 1972, Richard and his family moved to Grand Junction, Colorado where he owned and operated AAMCO Transmissions for 13 years. After that, he continued to work in the automotive industry. Richard enjoyed Jeeping with firearms in the mountains. He had a passion for serving others, teaching, and living the gospel of Jesus Christ. He served in many callings including a Pathway mission and recently serving at the Bishop’s Storehouse.

He will be missed by his wife Nancy, children Alan (Jen) Clark, Laura (Matt) Zweifel, Susan (Dave) Vickers, Adam (Kira) Clark and 15 grandchildren and one great grandson.

A viewing will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2949 Highway 50, Grand Junction, CO 81503 on Saturday, November 27, 2021 from 10am -11am. Funeral services will begin at 11am. Interment will be in Orchard Mesa Cemetery on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 11am.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.callahan-edfast.com for the Clark family.

Services

  • Viewing

    Saturday, November 27, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, November 27, 2021

  • Interment

    Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Memories

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Frank (Spunk) Webber

November 28, 2021

Richard really helped me get integrated into the church. A few days after joining the church, Richard and Fred Jarvis showed up at my house under the pretext of helping plan an elders quorum activity. We discovered mutual interest in cars, guns and hunting. Three or 4 hours later they departed as friends. I’m not sure we ever discussed the party.
Richard and I also served in scouts together and I vividly remember making bombs that we would take over to the canals, toss them in at night and watch the water make rather large bubbles. We got in trouble with the parents and shortly after I was released😇

Mark Ammari

November 25, 2021

My First time going to Colorado and meeting Richard and his wife Nancy they invited us into their Beautiful New Home, and we were just sitting and talking and Richard was talking about old stories ,but I find it very interesting because I enjoy history he was a very nice funny guy I really will miss him.

Cate page

November 24, 2021

I remember having alot of fun going hikes to see different parks and Richard was always prepared and made us laugh .

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY