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CLARKE, JR., Mr. Maceo Richard age 76, of Dayton, departed this life Sunday, September 13, 2009. Born September 15, 1932 in Dayton, Ohio to Dr. Maceo Richard, Sr. and Thelma (Ewing) Clarke. He attended the University of Michigan, Ohio State University and graduated from Capital University. A longtime member of the Ohio Civil Service Board, the Ohio Board of Regents, The Northwest Priority Board, The Dayton Urban League, NAACP, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and various associations related to Ohio State Univ. He was a member of Trinity United Presbyterian Church. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ronald & Robert Clarke; ex-wife, Josie Rowan Clarke. Survivors include his close cousin/sister, Dorothy (Robert) Johnson; children, Patricia Williams, Roderick (Bernice) Rowan, Marcelyn Clarke, Toi Jones, Darren (Erin) Nealy; ex-wives, Virginia Clarke and Martha Nealy Clarke; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Memorial service will be held 3 pm Saturday, September 19, 2009 at the HOUSE OF WHEAT Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Avenue. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alpha Way Inc.---Maceo R. Clarke, Jr. Scholarship, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., 3614 Salem Avenue, Dayton, OH 45406.
Published in Dayton Daily News on Sept. 18, 2009