Clarence F. “Larry” Clark age 62, of Greenville, Ohio gave up his long fight with cancer on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 2:30 A.M. quietly in his home surrounded by his immediate family and loved ones. Larry was born October 18, 1950 in Piqua, Ohio to the late Louis & Roslyn (Wood) Wise and his adoptive parents, the late Carl & Audrey (Chenworth) Clark.
Larry is survived by his wife, Peggy (Allsup) Clark whom he married August 16, 1984; sons, Michael & Amy Clark of Greenville, Ohio, Jacob Clark of Richmond, Indiana and Jessy Clark & Candice Curlee of Greenville, Ohio; daughters, Christina & David Kenworthy of Arcanum, Ohio, Kelly & David Pahl of Arcanum, Ohio, Heather Clark & Jed Buehler of St. Henry, Ohio and Monica & David Castle of Greenville, Ohio; 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; siblings, Christine & Mike Frantz of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Steven & Diane Clark of Dale, Indiana, David & Pat Litmer of Burkettsville, Ohio, Louis & Pat Seigrist of Ft. Loramie, Ohio, Rose & Ron Etter of Ashley, Ohio, Dennis & Joan Recker of White House, Ohio, Sheila & Jim Weaver of Celina, Ohio, Gordon Wise of Union City, Ohio, Doreen & Scott Meyers of Sidney, Ohio and Lawrence & Carol Wise of Minster, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Larry was an overhead crane operator at Minster Machine. He entertained and preached at various nursing homes. Larry was a member of the Greenville Baptist Temple.
A funeral service will be held at 3:30 P.M. on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Greenville Baptist Temple 4689 Childrens Home Bradford Rd. Greenville with Pastor Daniel Berdine officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Ft. Jefferson, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1:30 to 3:30 P.M. at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com