Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Fred C. Clark (December 25, 2015)

Fred C. Clark, 87, passed away on Friday, December 25, 2015. His final days were spent surrounded by his family remembering his remarkable life.

Mr. Clark was born May 27, 1928 to Bert Clark and Mildred (Hiatt) Clark. He was a prominent farmer in Darke County and lived a majority of his life in Palestine, Ohio. Throughout his life he enjoyed sports of any type, baseball, basketball, and golf being his favorite. In his later years, Mr. Clark became an avid golfer at their retirement home in North Fort Myers, FL where he had over six holes-in-ones.

Mr. Clark will be remembered as a hardworking, friendly, kind, and loving father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Joan (Cole) Clark and his brother Gene Clark.

He is survived by brothers, Gale Clark (Greenville, Ohio); Ted Clark (Greenville, Ohio); daughters Jennifer (Tom) Bish (Greenville, Ohio); Cathy Moss (Louisville, KY); grandchildren – Kelly Bish-Herzog (Troy, Ohio); Elizabeth Bish-Laffan (Corvallis, OR); Clark Moss (Louisville, KY); Robert Moss (Louisville, KY); and seven great-grandchildren.

At his request, no service will be held.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and State of the Heart Hospice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com