Clarence Lewis Clark, 79, passed away on February 29, 2020 at Overland Park Memorial Regional Hospital in Overland Park, Kansas. He was born on January 6, 1941 in Wilmot, Arkansas to Will and Mattie (Baldwin) Clark.
Clarence grew up in Wilmot, Arkansas. He graduated from Slack-LeGrande High School in Wilmot, Arkansas in 1961. After high school prior to moving to Kansas City, he worked at the Pinebluff Arsenal for several years. Upon moving to Kansas City, Kansas he worked for Associated Wholesale Groceries for 15 years. He later worked for Missouri Energy in security and retired after working at Lab Corp.
Clarence married Darsie in 1961 in Parkdale, Arkansas. They were happily married for 58 years. Clarence was a member of Our Lady and St. Rose Church where he was involved in his church, as a minister of communion, the food kitchen, and pre-marriage counseling for couples wanting to marry in the catholic faith. He enjoyed fishing, photography, and traveling.
Clarence was preceded in death by his parents Will and Mattie Clark, and his sister Ella Lin.
Clarence is survived by his wife Darsie Clark of Kansas City, Kansas; his daughters, Tijuana Wimberly of San Lorenzo, California and Cassandra (Lewis) Arnold of Kansas City, Missouri; his son, Cedric (Cindy) Clark of Malvern, Pennsylvania; his brothers, Roy (Martha) Clark, of Eudora, Arkansas and Will (Jean) Clark of Shawnee, Kansas; his grandchildren, Cherae Clark, Celeste (Joshua) Hayes, Marshall Arnold, Candace Taylor, Cedric Clark II, Sydnee Arnold, and Chandler Herron; his great-grandchild Vincent Hayes. He leaves to cherish his memories a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear and special friends.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations to The American Kidney Fund
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