July 15, 1933 – July 5, 2019
Gale “Clarkie” Clark, age 85 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 7:50 PM at the Brookdale Nursing Home, Greenville, Ohio. Born in Greenville on July 15, 1933 he was a son to the late Bert & Mildred (Hiatt) Clark. Clarkie worked many years for Lehman’s Paint Store, and later on for Sherwin Williams. He was a proud United States Army Veteran, having served from 1953- 1955. He was an active member of the Greenville Missionary Church and through the years had served as Deacon, Head Usher, a greeter, and custodian. He believed in working hard, and having a strong faith. In his free time he enjoyed traveling with friends, playing softball and baseball, playing cards and loved dogs. He will truly be missed. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Martha B. Clark (Pretsman) : brothers Eugene Clark; Fred & JoAnn Clark.
Survived by children Amy & Chris Rudy; Tammy & Scott Drew; Mark & Charise Clark: brother Ted Clark: grandchildren Christine & Storm Longfellow; Clark Rudy; Kalista & Alex Knous; Simeon King; Caden Clark; Luke Clark: as well as many more family members, church family and friends.
Friends may call on the family from 5:00 PM- 7:00 PM on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville. Funeral service at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Greenville Missionary Church – 1110 N Broadway, Greenville, 45331- with Pastor Gary Oser presiding. Burial with Military Honors provided by the Darke County Honor Guard to follow at Greenville Township Memorial Garden Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the State of the Heart Hospice. Online sympathies www.zecharbailey.com.
- Visitation Tuesday, July 9, 2019
- Funeral Service Wednesday, July 10, 2019
- Burial Wednesday, July 10, 2019
July 11, 2019
Mr. Clark, Clarkie, was the very best at assisting us with painting projects!