Richard Clark
March 12, 1948 - November 09, 2021
Birthplace: Rockford, IL
Resided In: Lewis, IA


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Richard Lee “TBA” Clark, age 73, of Lewis, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. Richard was born March 12, 1948 in Rockford, Illinois, the son of Rex and Doris (Hayes) Clark. He was raised in Numa, Iowa, graduated from Centerville High School and served in the military during the Vietnam War, where he was awarded the National Service Defense Medal, National Service Defense Medal with two Bronze Service Stars, and Combat Infantryman badge. Richard worked in the construction business for many years working for Lester Buildings, Henningsen Construction, and later Oakview Construction. He moved to the Red Oak area in 1978. Richard was united in marriage to Shelley Anderson on July 27, 1985 at Viking Lake State Park near Stanton, Iowa. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, was an avid coon hunter, and spent many hours in the field with his coon dogs. He enjoyed riding his Harley motorcycle and was a member of the Guardians motorcycle club and later joined the Vietnam Veterans Motorcycle Club.

Preceding him in death were his parents; an infant brother: Gary; younger brother: Shorty Clark; brother-in-law: Wayne Whicker, and companion of many years: Jan Cutting. Survivors include his children: Noah Clark of West Des Moines, IA; Jeb Clark of Stanton, IA; and Stormey Dykes and husband Joe of Stanton, IA; grandchildren: Oliver, Evalynne, Wylee, and Rowyn Dykes; brothers: Danny Clark and wife Judy of Centerville, IA and Rex Clark and wife Mary of Centerville, IA; sister: Kitty Whicker of Blackwell, OK; and many other relatives and friends.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


 


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