Elwyn H. "Bud" Clark

November 6, 1913March 25, 2013

Elwyn H. “Bud” Clark, 99, passed away Monday March 25, 2013 in Lubbock. Bud was born November 6, 1913 in Owatonna, Minnesota to William Joseph and Iva Margaret Postier Clark. The family moved to Plainview when Bud was 6 years old and later to farm in Hale Center. He graduated from Hale Center High School in 1929 at the age of 16. He served in the Calvary in the late 1930’s and in the Army during WWII and was wounded while serving in France. After his discharge in 1945 he went to work for Southwestern Public Service where he worked until his retirement in 1978. Bud married Chloe Jane Little in 1965 in Plainview. He was a member of the Plainview VFW. Bud enjoyed raising horses and was a member of the Appaloosa and Quarter Horse Associations. Survivors include his wife Chloe Jane Clark of Lubbock; sons, Edward L. Clark of Lorena, TX and Richard Clark of Austin,TX; brother Roger W Clark; sister, Vivian Rogers; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Herbert, and a sister Helen Dressler. Visitation will be today, March 26, 2013 in Resthaven Funeral Home from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:00 pm in Resthaven’s Abbey Chapel with burial to follow in Resthaven Memorial Park.

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  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 27, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, March 26, 2013


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Elwyn H. "Bud" Clark

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Amy Meachum

March 27, 2013

We will miss you Pop/Granddad. You led a very full life doing what you loved to do. My love to Chloe and my Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone. So sorry I can't make it to say final goodbyes. Thinking of everyone. Love Amy

March 26, 2013

The members of Greater Lubbock Chapter of Military Officers Association of America salute Elwyn H. Clark. We admire and respect him for his valiant military service for our country.

David Cummins
COL 4th Cavalry Regiment, U.S. Army (Memorial Association)

meagan clark

March 26, 2013

We love you Grampa Bud, and you will be missed! A true Pioneer spirit of the kind that made this country great has passed on, and the world is a poorer place for it. Thank you for stopping by on your way out. Maeve and I and Rich will miss you. <3 With Love----Meagan Clark