Born Sept. 7, 1937, in Frisbee, Mo., son of the late Jake Clark and Maxine Crews Clark, he was a member of Spoonerville Baptist Church in Malden, Mo.
On Oct. 11, 1956, in Friendship, Mo., he married Juanita Broglin.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Clark, of Campbell; two sons, Jerry Dale Clark, of Austin, Texas and Michael Clark and wife, Tracy, of Piedmont, Mo.; three daughters, Debra "Debbie" Midgett and husband, Jessie, of Clarkton, Mo., Lisa Clark, of Gosnell, Ark., and Carolyn Clark, of Gibson, Mo.; one brother, Junior Thomas Clark, of Wichita Falls, Texas; 10 grandchildren, Jeffery Hightower, Anita Albritton, Brittany Midgett, Jennifer Hill, Jered Clark, Shane Nelson, Ashley Ayers, Justin Ayers, Cody Clark and Sarah Clark, and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Bobby Wayne Clark; one grandson, Jerry Wayne Clark; two brothers, Franklin D. Clark and John Tom Clark, and one sister, Mary Alice Clark.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden with Rev. Richard Blagg officiating.
Burial was in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.