Bradley Earle Clark

March 31, 1951July 14, 2021

Bradley Earle Clark, age 70, of Olathe, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at home.

Bradley was born on March 31, 1951 in Alexandria, Louisiana to Dolores (Denison) and Maurice E. Clark. He spent his childhood in parts of southeast Kansas and graduated from Newton High School in 1969. Bradley served in the US Navy from 1970-1973. He then earned his Bachelor of Science in Journalism at Kansas State University, graduating in 1977. Bradley began his career as a Pilot with Capital Airlines in 1980 and retired in 2016 from Delta Airlines. He married Mary Zerrer in Manhattan, Kansas on May 26, 1984. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting, fishing, and playing golf. Bradley was a man of great faith. Brad’s love for Jesus and His people was evidenced daily, through his words and many acts of service to others. He loved his children and grandchildren and cherished all of their time together.

Bradley was preceded in death by mother Dolores Denison and father Maurice E. Clark. Bradley is survived by his wife, Mary (Zerrer) Clark; daughters Emily Wimer (Andrew) and Abigail Matulka (PJ); brothers Michael Clark (Rachel), Spencer Clark (Sherry), and Barry Clark (Dina); sisters Jennifer Veer (Terry) and Shelly Carlson (Calvin); grandchildren Carter Wimer, Beckett Wimer, and Jameson Matulka.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, July 23, 2021 at 11:00 am at Christ Community Evangelical Free Church, 20600 W. 119th St., Olathe, Kansas 66061 with a gathering starting at 10:00 am. The family will hold a private burial at a later date at New Gottland Cemetery in McPherson County, Kansas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mission Southside, 514 S. Kansas Avenue, Olathe, Kansas 66061 or Olathe Medical Center Hospice, 20333 W. 151st Street-TDB2, Olathe, Kansas 66061.


  • Dolores (Denison) Clark, Mother (deceased)
  • Maurice E. Clark, Father (deceased)
  • Mary (Zerrer) Clark, Wife
  • Emily Wimer (Andrew), Daughter
  • Abigail Matulka (PJ), Daughter
  • Michael Clark (Rachel), Brother
  • Spencer Clark (Sherry), Brother
  • Barry Clark (Dina), Brother
  • Jennifer Veer (Terry), Sister
  • Shelly Carlson (Calvin), Sister
  • Carter Wimer, Grandchild
  • Beckett Wimer, Grandchild
  • Jameson Matulka, Grandchild

  • Gene Ellis, Honorary Bearer
  • Jim Bird, Honorary Bearer
  • Lee Davidson, Honorary Bearer
  • Ron Megl, Honorary Bearer
  • Mike Showalter, Honorary Bearer
  • Jim Vaczi, Honorary Bearer


  • Gathering

    Friday, July 23, 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Friday, July 23, 2021

  • Military Honors

    Friday, July 23, 2021


Bradley Earle Clark

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Lori trueb

July 24, 2021

Mary, I am so sorry to hear of Brad's passing. He was a wonderful guy and you two made a great pair. I remember you telling me about him when you two first met and the stars you had in your eyes! I'm glad you you lived your dream, you have a beautiful family!
xoxo Lori

Zach and Jessica Haney

July 22, 2021

Our deepest condolences to Mary and the rest of the family. Although we only knew him for a short time, in that short time we got to understand what a great man he was. He was such a kind and friendly neighbor to our family. Sending healing and uplifting thoughts your way.
The Haney Family

Jim Vaczi

July 20, 2021

My condolences to Mary and the family at Brad’s passing.
I will miss a man who became my big brother during my college years at K- State. He became my brother in Christ for life. He loved to stop and talk to people.
I will miss our many meals and coffee together.
Lots of coffee! And the motorcycles!
Gob Bless you brother.

Beverly & Gene Redding

July 18, 2021

With Brad's passing, we have lost a good neighbor and a good friend. He will be missed. Our sympathy to his family.

Beverly & Eugene Redding

July 18, 2021

Brad's death is a loss to our community. He was a good neighbor and a good friend, and he will be missed. Our sympathy to his family.

Ray and Janell Zuercher

July 16, 2021

We have the fondest memories of Brad. He loved his family deeply and led them with integrity. Our condolences to Mary, Abby, Emily and the rest of the family.

Mike Pharr

July 16, 2021

Brad will be missed is an understatement. Brad was always one to stop and spend time with folks. He never seemed to be in a hurry ~ always had a kind word or lay a hand on your shoulder and pray for you.

Yes, Brad was a man of deep faith. Indeed his smile and little 'wink' will be missed by all who knew him...

Happy Trails my friend ~ may the wind be always on your back...

Edward Keating

July 16, 2021

Brad has been a fine, upright, brave, dignified, humorous and greatly caring man. I have been blessed to have walked this life with you and been your friend.
May the Peace of the Lord be with you and your family..