BAYARD L. CLARK, 70, of Fort Wayne, passed away in his sleep on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at his residence. Born in Irvington, N.J., Bayard retired from the Stuart News in 2004. He was a U.S. Marine Corps. veteran, a member of American Legion Post 47 and an avid motorcyclist. Surviving are his wife, Patricia May Clark of Fort Wayne; daughter, Susan Louise (Rick) Brown of Fort Wayne; son, Randolph Scott Atkeson of Oregon; daughter, Victoria Kathleen (Mike) Smith of Fort Wayne; son, Todd Andrew (Rya) Atkeson of Arkansas; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents, Bayard L. and Mavis Clark; son, Jeffrey Carl Atkeson; and sister, Carolyn Martin. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave. Memorials may be made to Parkview Hospice. To view the online obituary, please visit


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 25, 2013