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Roy Clark

Roy ClarkRoy Clark, age 92, of Minerva, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, surrounded by his family after an extended illness.

Born Jan. 15, 1920, in Brown Township, OH, he was a son of Homer and Mary Lucille (Eckley) Clark.

He was the owner of Perdue Printing, and previously worked at Good Roads Machine. Roy retired as bus driver for Minerva Local Schools and as a member of Minerva Volunteer Fire Department, after 37 years. He was a US Army veteran of World War II.  He was a lifetime member of Minerva Lions Club and Greeley Grange, a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and a 1938 graduate of Minerva High School. He worked for Minerva Ambulance and Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home for many years.

He is survived by three daughters, Jeanne (Tim) Hunston, Barb Clark, and Pat (Rob) Yeagley, all of Minerva; two sisters, Virginia Geiselman of Walhonding, OH, and Marian Cocos of Minerva; three grandchildren, Amy (Brad) Hooser and Brett (Christy) Yeagley, both of Minerva, and Ashley (Kent) Hamilton of Canton; three great grandchildren, Avery and Carys Hooser, and Callie Yeagley; special nieces, nephews, cousins, and caregivers, Debbie and Robin.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Perdue who died Oct. 15, 1992; two sisters, Beatrice White and Jeanne L. Clark; a brother, Robert A. Clark; anda grandson, Todd Hunston.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. in Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home with Pastor Steven Woyen officiating.  Burial will follow in East Lawn Cemetery with full military honors.  Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. and Wednesday, one hour prior to the service at Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home. Those unable to attend may sign the register book at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.

Memorial donations may be made to Minerva Vol. Firemen Association, St. Paul's Lutheran Church or Tri-County Community Hospice.

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