WILEY RICHARD, 72
Hawthorne - Mr. Wiley Richard Clark, age 72, of Hawthorne passed away from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident Sunday, June 22, 2014. Mr. Clark was born in Deland, February 13, 1942, to the late Wiley and Carrie (Oglesby) Clark and was a member of the Main Street Baptist Church in Leesburg. He moved to Hawthorne two years ago from Keystone Heights where he had been a longtime resident. Mr. Clark was the Chief Investigator for the State Attorney's office in Gainesville before his retirement 16 years ago. He loved working on his boat, listening to country music and working with livestock. Most of all, Mr. Clark enjoyed being a wonderful husband and father.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Bonnie Louise (Griggs); four wonderful children and their spouses, Terri Elizabeth O'Donnell (Thom) of Jacksonville, James "Jimmy" Richard Clark of Daytona, Billie Sue Durden (Lavant) of Swainsboro, GA and Jennifer Lynn McClellan (Jeffrey) of Lawtey; three siblings and their spouses, Edward Clark (Sherri) of Melbourne, Robert Clark (Barbara) of Gainesville, and Anna Defoe (James) of Tacoma, WA. Also left behind are his five precious grandchildren, Michael, Heather, Mitchell, Rylee and Cole, along with four great grandchildren. His first wife and the mother of his children, Judith "Judy" Ann Clark preceded him in death.
The family will receive friends in the Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home Chapel, Keystone Heights on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, from 5-7p.m. Funeral services will be 2:00p.m., Thursday, June 26, 2014, in the First Baptist Church, Keystone Heights, with Reverend Daniel Findley officiating. Interment will follow at Keystone Heights Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to The Salvation Army. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, 340 E. Walker Drive, Keystone Heights, FL 32656.
Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation
340 East Walker Drive Keystone Heights, FL 32656
Published in Gainesville Sun from June 25 to June 26, 2014