Richard Alan Clark
- March 12, 1932 - December 19, 2012
- Williamsburg, Virginia
of Richard's Passing
Hospice House of Williamsburg
4445 Powhatan Parkway
Williamsburg, VA 23188
Heritage Humane Society
430 Waller Mill Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185
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“Dick was a great guy. We enjoyed knowing him all these years at PVS. Our prayers are you.
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“Marilyn, Gloria and I are very sad about Dick's death. We always think of you and all of the good times we have had at the lake.We will keep you in...Read More »
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Richard Alan Clark, 80, of Williamsburg, passed away on December 19, 2012 at the Hospice House of Williamsburg.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Marilyn J. Clark; two sons, Vincent Clark and his wife, Karen; and Cameron Clark and his wife, Melanie; five grandchildren, a brother, Merrill Clark and his wife, Ingrid; and five nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Chester H. Clark, II.
Richard was born and raised in Seneca Falls, NY, and graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree. He began his career with Eastman Kodak Company in NY and later moved to Virginia to work for the federal government, retiring after 35 years of service. An outdoor enthusiast, Richard enjoyed camping, hiking, bicycling, and running. He was also an avid skier and was a twenty year member of the National Ski Patrol. In addition, he enjoyed sailing and sailboat racing. He was a member of the Colony Auto Enthusiasts and the Williamsburg British Car Club. Richard's musical ability was expressed through playing a baritone horn in a community band in Springfield, VA and he was a member of a church choir in Washington, D.C. for forty years. He was also very fond of the several cats he and his wife enjoyed.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 4-6 PM at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg. A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 4 at 11 AM at Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, 215 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of Williamsburg, 4445 Powhatan Pkwy, Williamsburg, VA 23188, The American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Ave., Staten Island, NY 10305 or the Heritage Humane Society, 430 Waller Mill Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.nelsencares.com.