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Bud Clark

veteranFeb 19th, 1923 - Apr 19th, 2017

Celebration of Life:  3 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Visitation:  2-3 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Interment:  Elmwood Cemetery with military honors


   Francis Gale “Bud” Clark, age 94, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Wednesday morning, April 19, 2017, at the Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.

   Bud was born February 19, 1923, in East St. Louis, Illinois, the son of Orval “Jack” and Viola (Scott) Clark.  He served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps during World War ll and Korea.  Bud was a member of U.A.W. and had worked for A.M.F. and Airtex, from where he retired.  He loved and was proud of his grandchildren, and enjoyed motorcycling and model trains.

   Bud is survived by his children: Karrie (Jeff) Young of Cape Coral, FL, Connie (Gerry) Clements of Johnsonville, Toni (Gilbert) Lee of Bluford, Sharon Lewis (James Coulston) of Dyersberg, TN, Michael (Rachael) Clark of Flora, and Becky (Mat) Byers of Flora; 19 grandchildren: Shawn, Nathan and Vanessa Young; Tanya Clements; Rachel and Eric Porter; Samantha Clark; Melanie, Ricky and Gabriel Lee; Dustin, Stephanie, Kyle, and Tiffany Lewis; Tyler and Damian Clark; Jessica, Preston, Whittney, and Tyler Byers; 6 great-grandchildren: Alex Clements, Kaleya Porter, Kylar Porter, Alexia Casolari, Eric Clements, and Ryver Porter; a sister: Dorothy Ruger; and a brother: Berval Clark.

   He was preceded in death by his parents; a son: Daniel; 4 brothers: Jack, Don, Jerry, and Robert Clark; 2 grandsons: Scott Clements and Thomas Clark; and 1 granddaughter: Heather Young.

   A Celebration of Life service for Bud Clark will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home and will continue at Elmwood Cemetery, where military honors will be presented and interment will follow.  A visitation will be held Sunday from 2-3 p.m. at the funeral home.  Memorial donations may be given to the family to assist with expenses. 


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April 20th

Rip my sweet friend. I will miss seeing your smiling face.

Billye Young

April 20th

So sorry for your loss, hugs to family

Bud and Johnalee Ruger

April 21st

Taps -- Rest in Peace old friend, you have stood your last watch.

Rick and Jean Porter

April 23rd

So sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for all.



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Ken & Tammy Haven
All 70's Reunion
Tiffany Siegler
The Residents & Staff at Flora Gardens Care Center
Diana & Greg Rutland
Trudy Zimmerman
Carl and Brenda Bandy
Jerry "Butch" Erwin
Billye Young
Bill,Sara & Pam Tooley
vicki and roy feldhake
Vicky Cricelli-Milner
Mark, Libby & Dylan Bible
Jodi Schnepper
Wayne Eastin & Diane Johnson
Rick and Jean Porter


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