He is survived by his wife of 65 years Loraine (Primo) Clark; two daughters, Nancy Clark, Beverly (Clark) Thompson (Ted O. Thompson) of Benton, two sons, Jeffrey T. Clark (Renee) of Benton and Terry E. Clark (Cathleen) of Murray. There are 10 grandchildren, Ted O. Thompson, Jr. (Linda), Lori Kent (Nathan), Joshua Hopkins (Jordyn), Jaclyn Travis (Denver), Jessica Stewart, Andrea Niedermier (Curtis), Kasie Clark, Travis Clark, Josh Joyce and Kevin Miller; also eight great grandchildren, Sarah Thompson, Alexis, Emily and Jacob Kent, Gabrielle and James Hopkins, Vesper Travis and Owen Thomas McClure; two sisters, Hazel (Clark) Allen and Virginia Inez (Clark) Colombo, brother-in-law Frank C. Primo and wife Bernice. There are many nieces and nephews that he loved dearly, also a lifelong best friend, Ralph McLemore.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Jesse Ojal (Travis) Clark and Thomas Alva Clark, and sisters: Ruby Nell Wyatt, Joyce and Mary Travis Clark.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, March 9 at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home, Bro. Rodney Wallace and Bro. Ricky Cunningham officiated.
Interment with military honors followed in the Darnall Cemetery in Benton.
Memorial contributions may be given to the New Zion Baptist Church Building Fund, 2796 Wadesboro Rd. S., Benton, KY 42025 or the Darnall Cemetery Fund, c/o Collier Funeral Home, PO Box 492, Benton, KY 42025.