The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 16, 2014

Clinton P. Clark

GALENA, Kan. — Clinton P. Clark, age 71, of Galena, Kan., passed away at 5:32 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev., after a sudden illness.

Born April 9, 1942, in Picher, Okla., he was the only child of the late Hugh E. Clark and Genevieve M. Moreland Clark and had lived in Galena the past 50 years. In his younger life he worked for Star Lite Tools for 12 years. Clinton had been an owner/operator truck driver for over 40 years. He attended Camp Joy Ministries. He loved motorcycles and boats.

On May 29, 1968, he married Diane Lansaw at Miami, Okla. She survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Bubba Clark,of Carl Junction; two daughters, Brenda Wagnon and husband, Clay, of Warren, Ark., Rhonda Birdsong and husband, Russell, of Carthage, Texas; and a grandson, Cameron Birdsong.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday at Parker Chapel with Rev. Jeff D. Martin officiating. Interment will follow in Seneca Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Parker Mortuary.

Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Joy Ministries in care of the mortuary.

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