Clarke, Stanley S. 90, sent to be with his Lord July 6, 2013. Born March 20, 1923, in Irondequoit, New York, he was preceded in death by his parents, William and Bessie Clarke, and brothers Edward and John. He was married to the love of his life, Kathryn, for 65 years, and was a loving father to his three children. Stanley served in the Army/Air Corps during WW II from 1941 - 1945. After graduating from Cornell University in 1951, he worked as an Optics Engineer for17 years with Bausch and Lomb in Rochester, NY. He spent 20 years with Texas Instruments in the Dallas and Richardson, TX facilities, prior to retiring to Hot Springs Village, Arkansas. Stanley loved God, family and country; a good game of dominoes, gardening, volunteering with the Lutheran Braille Group and tinkering around the house. He is survived by his wife Kathryn, daughter Cheryl and husband Barry; son Allan and wife Virginia, and daughter Linda and husband Terry. Grandchildren Erin LaMartina and Nathan Clarke of Rochester, NY; and Lane and Shawn Avery of Mesquite, TX; step-grandchildren Samantha and Terry Coatney, Jr. of Richardson, TX; 4 great-grandchildren Evan, Briana, Madison and Benjamin of Rochester, NY and a niece and three nephews. Viewing will be at Rest Land Dallas on Wed July 10th from 6-8PM. Funeral services will be held at the Wildwood Chapel, Rest Land at 3:00 PM Thursday, July 11th. The family requests that in lieu of flowers contributions be made to the Lutheran Braille Evangelism Association (www.lbea.org).
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Published in Dallas Morning News on July 10, 2013