Clark, Edward George
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84, with his loving family at his bedside, passed from this world to join his Savior in his heavenly home on June 30th, 2013. Ed was born in Toledo, Ohio on June 23rd, 1929 son of the late George and Edna Clark. He joined the Army in 1946 and was stationed in Berlin, Germany. After his service in the army, he joined his family in Phoenix, Az. He attended Business College for 2 years and went to work for Mt. Bell Telephone Company working there for 34 years. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Beverly; their children Jeffrey (Jodi) of Simi Valley, CA, Douglas of Phoenix, daughter-in-law Rebecca of Peoria , Karen Vaughan of Bullhead City, Az, and Richard (Kristin) of Phoenix, Az; five grandchildren, Gerry, Jolene, Jon, Amber, and Cody; four great-grandchildren Layla, Alora, Savannah and Harlow; his sisters Joy Lou (John) Ward and Julie Roush; and many nieces and nephews. Ed was a devoted husband and father. Going camping and the California coast with the family was his plan each summer. Ed was an avid reader especially fond of mystery novels. He loved hiking the many trails in the valley and Sedona and Flagstaff. He was member of the St. John's Lutheran Church Hiking Group for many years. He also was treasurer and served on the church council and if it was Sunday you would find Ed in church with his family. His love of God - his church and family were evident by the way he lived his life. A graveside service will be held Monday, July 8th at 9.30am at West Resthaven Park Cemetery, with a memorial service to follow at 10:30am at St. John's Lutheran Church 7205 N. 51st Ave, Glendale. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to St. John's Lutheran church or
www.hov.org Online condolences may be left for his family at www.westresthavenfuneralhome.com
Published in The Arizona Republic on July 5, 2013