Rich Clark, 90

Richard H. Clark, 90, of Centreville, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018 . He was born in Parkville Township October 2, 1927, a son of William and Marie (Phillips) Clark. Rich went to Centreville Public Schools. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. from 1946-1947. On October 20, 1948 he married Mary Jane Fitch. She preceded him in death January of 1963. On September 27, 1963, he married Berdiena Black in LaPorte, IN.

Surviving Rich are his wife Berdiena Clark, Centreville, children Sandi Clark, Centreville, Steven (Sharon) Clark , Centreville, Thomas (Linda) Clark, Baldwin, and Sally (Jake) Root, Burr Oak; stepchildren Debra (Bob) Soule, Kalamazoo, Michael (Sue) Zeeb, Mishawaka, Eric (Peggy) Zeeb, Crescent City, CA, and Randal (Carol) Zeeb, Angola, IN; siblings James Clark, Centreville, Carol Rudolff, White Pigeon, and Alice Loudenslager, Burr Oak; 36 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Mary Jane (Fitch) Clark, and siblings Phillip Clark, Edward Clark, Jack Clark, Lee Clark, Robert Clark, Marge Staples, and Marilyn Pardon.

Relatives and friends will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at Eley Funeral Home in Centreville. Religious services will be held at 11 am Thursday at Centreville United Methodist Church. Pastor Emily Hansson and Pastor Dave of Great Lakes Hospice, will officiate. Interment of ashes will occur at a later date in Prairie River Cemetery, Centreville. Memorial contributions may be made to Centreville Methodist Church.

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