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Edward F. "Ted" Clark Jr.

1927 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Edward F. "Ted" Clark Jr. Obituary
Clark Edward F. Clark, Jr. "Ted", passed away peacefully at home on February 11, 2014. He was born on January 28, 1927 in Youngstown, Ohio, and was the son of the late Elizabeth Warner and Edward F. Clark. He was also predeceased by sister Rennette Law and brother J. Warner Clark. He is survived by Lorraine S. Clark, to whom he was married for 60 years. Also surviving are daughters, Dorothy (Ralph) Griffith and Elizabeth Clark; son, Edward F. Clark, III (Nicole); sister, Betty Matthews of Minneapolis; and grandchildren, Jonathan C. Griffith, Sarah E. Griffith, Penelope R. Clark and Edward F. Clark IV. Ted moved from Youngstown to Cleveland in 1933. He attended The Hawken School and graduated from Shaker Heights High School in 1945. He graduated from Kenyon College in 1949. He spent two years in the Army Corps of Engineers during the Korean War. He worked at Republic Steel in the Sales Department from 1952 to 1984, and then worked as a manufacturer's representative for Gulf States Steel until retiring in 1990. He was active in several nonprofit organizations, including serving as president of the Family Counseling and Crittenden Services; a member of the following: the local board of the Volunteers of America, the Employment for Seniors board, the Rotary Club of Columbus, co-chair of the District 6690 Operation Smile Committee, Vestry member, and Senior Warden of Trinity Episcopal Church. He was a longtime member of Scioto Country Club, as well as the Capital Club, the Rocky Fork Ramblers, and the Athletic Club of Columbus. Ted's family would like to thank the caregivers as well as Ohio Health Hospice for the care shown to him during this time. Services will be held on February 22, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church at 3rd and Broad Streets downtown, with the Reverends Richard Burnett and Jim Miner presiding. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio, at www.voago.org, OhioHealth Hospice at www.ohiohealth.com/foundation-hospice or Operation Smile at www.operationsmile.org, or a . Arrangements by SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 614-457-5481. Please visit www.schoedinger.com to send condolences and share memories.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Feb. 13 to Feb. 20, 2014
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