He was born in Brazil, on Sept. 12, 1952, to Francis D. Clark (deceased) and Dolores M. Clark, who survives him.
He started his career with Abrell's IGA in Brazil, and continued his grocery career in Springfield, Mo., where he was director of deli-bakery operations for Consumer Markets from 1983-91. In 1993, he started C&C Law Enforcement Support, Inc., in Springfield, Mo., which is a fundraising business for law enforcement agencies nationwide.
He is survived by his wife Nancy (Stearley) Clark, Springfield, Mo., son Chad Aaron Clark, and grandchildren Collen Michael Clark, 10, and Alissa Grace Clark, 4, all of Strafford, Mo., son Mark Ryan Clark, Denver, Colo., brother Rick D. Clark, Brazil, and sister Sandra Kiernan, St. Augustine, Fla.
A celebration of his life will take place Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, at 1 p.m., at the Battlefield Community Center, Battlefield, Mo.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to the American Heart Association will be greatly appreciated.