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Harry J Will Funeral Homes

25450 Plymouth Rd, Redford, MI

OBITUARY

Gary Ray Clark

February 28, 1950December 26, 2019

Gary Ray Clark, 69, of Livonia, passed away on December 26, 2019 at Henry Ford Allegiance health in Jackson, MI. He was on February 28, 1950 in Brownsville, PA to Delores Zacharanik. He married Evelyn Robb-Clark on February 14, 2010. She preceded him in death on December 26, 2016.

Gary is survived by 2 daughters Lynn Clark and Deanna Wilson; 4 grandchildren Zachariah (Ashley), Jacob, Jordan, and Harlan; and one brother Bill Zacharanik. He is preceded in death by his mother Delores; one brother Andy Zacharanik; Grandmother Edith Clark and Grandfather (Pappie) William Clark; and 1 cat Bootsie.

Gary was a member of the Lighthouse Worship Center for many years where he served and worshipped our Lord Jesus Christ. He was a deacon of the Church and ushered and passed offerings as well as participated in lots of fellowship activities within the Church. After becoming saved he was on a mission to spread the gospel. A clear and loving message that he expressed and spread daily was "Jesus loves you and wants to save your soul" to each and every person he encountered and spoke to. In previous years he loved to play cards and always wanted to play professional baseball. He was left handed and had a heck of an arm. He retired as a mail handler where he unloaded big semi trailers filled with sacks of mail. He was a hard and dedicated worker. One of his favorite hobbies was bowling and for many years he bowled on many leagues. He also enjoyed wrestling and watching it with his beloved wife Evelyn.

Visitation will be held on January 3, 2020 from 12-8pm at Harry J Will Funeral Home in Redford, a funeral service will be held on January 4, 2020 at Lighthouse Worship Center at 11am (in-state time 10am). Gary will be laid to rest at Parkview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the COPD Foundation.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, January 3, 2020
  • In-state Saturday, January 4, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 4, 2020

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Debora Clark

January 3, 2020

Cousin Gary would call me through the years to check on how the family in Ohio was getting along. He always had kind words to speak and always ended with a prayer. He could really dance back in the days of Motown Soul at its peak! RIP

Eraina Clark

January 3, 2020

Gary was one of my favorite cousins. He was well loved by many and by me. He was a hard worker, kind. and helped when he could. He was always Straight forward- No beating around the bush. Which is a good quality to have cause he always spoke the truth. He loved his kids, faithful to his wife , a family man. Sorry this had to happen to you. You will be missed. Love, Eraina

Gino Clark

January 1, 2020

You Are Surely Going To Be Missed Cousin Gary / Uncle ........... He Was More Like a Uncle To Me , Always Called Him Uncle Gary ....... A Lot of Great Memories and Laughs . Hard Worker And Loved His Girls And Grandkids And Family . And Grew To Love The Lord ......... My Best Funniest And Amazing Story is .......... You Wouldn't of Believed Unless You Seen it For You're Self ......... But He Could Jump Up From a Standing Position ........ And kick the Ceiling ....... OUR JAWS DROPPED LOL Rest in Paradise Cousin / Uncle Gary x0x

Deanna Wilson

December 31, 2019

I remember when Lynn & I were about 3-5 years old and we would have Christmas at Grandma Atchisons (moms, mom) dad dressed up as Santa 🎅 Claus and carried a huge sack full of Christmas presents for all of us. Christmas was so magical...he also walk around outside put prints in the snow and jingle belled & HoHoHo'd so loud you could almost feel his belly shake from our beds. 🎅 I Love you Daddy!! 💗💗💗