Anthony Elias "Tony" Clark (1963 - 2017)

Obituary
  • "I will always have fond memories of working on the mudnut..."
  • "I'm very saddened to hear of Tony's passing. May you rest..."
    - Bryan Pittman
  • "May the God of peace bring you comfort. Psalm 65:2"
    - Ann
  • "Tony ran the South Anchorage Wood Lot for AFD. He took..."
    - John See
  • "Jess, We were so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Our..."
    - Rick and Alicia Mann

Anthony Elias Clark, "Tony," age 53, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home in Anchorage, Alaska, on Feb. 5, 2017. A life celebration for him will be held at American Legion Spenard Post 28, 7001 Brayton Drive in Anchorage, on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tony was born in Washington, Pa., on Feb. 8, 1963. He Graduated from Trinity High School in 1981, and then enlisted in the United States Air Force and was last stationed at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, as Staff Sergeant. He served as Crew Chief on the C130 for his country during Operation Desert Storm. He worked at AAA Fence for 20 years. He was currently employed at Alaska Hydro-Axe as Operations Manager, where he was very passionate about his job and the people he worked with including the customers. In the early '90s, Tony was part of the Alaska Mud Racing Association, where he was the driver of the Undefeated State Champion race truck the "MudNut." When Tony was not racing, he was Team Manager for the hockey team Anchorage Aces. His lifelong hobbies were trapping, hunting, fishing, riding his Harley and snowmachining with his buddies. His dream was building his cabin which was a project that became the House on the Lake. Tony is survived by his daughter, Jessica Clark of Anchorage; son, Brandon and daughter-in-law Mandy of Tennessee; and stepdaughter, Andria Adoor of Nevada; mother, Helen George of Amity, Pa.; siblings, Tammy Henderson, Robert Clark and Diana Perry; and all his Cabin Buddies and countless friends. Tony was best known for his honesty and loyalty. He always went above and beyond for family and friends. Everyone knew they could count on him and he would always be there with his contagious smile.
Published in Anchorage Daily News on Feb. 8, 2017
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