Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
Gary D. Clark, 71, Celina, passed away Feb. 3, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born April 29, 1942, in Paintsville, Ky., to Melvin and Shirley Walton Clark. On July 4, 1997, he married Sheila Bailey Mott, who survives in Celina.
Also surviving are his sons, Gary Wayne (Terena) Clark, Wabash, Ind., David Randall Clark, Paintsville, Michael Clark, Covington, Ky., Scotty Clark, Van Wert, Kenneth Reffert, Ark., Robert Kirkland, Huntington, Ind., Scott Wysong, Wabash, Ind., Robert (Katie) Mott and B.J. (Tasha) Mott, all of Celina; daughters, Kim Hendricks, Celina, and Kristina (Bob) Lynn, Roann, Ind.; numerous grandchildren; stepgrandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harvey Clark, Columbus, and Gordy Clark, Paintsville; and three sisters, Sharon Fife and Melinda Lemasters, both of Flat Gap, Ky., and Charlene Jackson, Chillicothe.
He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Alan Clark; brothers-in-law, Dean Lemasters and Wilson Fife; and his stepmother, Irene Clark.
He was known as a "Jack of all Trades." He had been self-employed as a mechanic, truck driver and construction worker. He had also worked as a bartender. He enjoyed camping and fishing and being with his grandchildren.
Calling is 3-4 p.m. Thursday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina. Services will begin at 4 p.m.
Memorial donations may be directed to the family.