HUNTLEY – Stanley Clark, of Huntley and formerly of Buffalo Grove, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, surrounded by his family.|
He was born Oct. 5, 1925, in Pinewood, Tenn.
A celebration of his life will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at Kingswood United Methodist Church in Buffalo Grove.
Stanley grew up in Pinewood and joined the Navy at age 18. He fought in the Pacific Theater during World War II from 1943 until 1946. He relocated to St. Louis, Mo., and began his career with Coca-Cola. He was transferred to the Chicago area and continued working for the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Chicago for 47 years. He held various positions, but his primary role was the management of the data processing area.
Stanley was an avid sports fan and thoroughly enjoyed spending his time watching golf tournaments and football games. After his retirement, he and his wife, Betty, relocated to Sun City in Huntley, where he enjoyed neighborhood activities and in particular poker night.
Stanley is survived by his wife of 40 years, Betty (nee Reighart); his children, Jeffrey S. (Nancy) Clark, Scott D. (Kathryn) Clark, Lisa A. (Howard) Heckes and Scott A. Clark; his six granddaughters; and his siblings, J. Dale Clark, Lunelle (Larimore) Henley and Dorris A. (Deloris) Clark.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Tom Clark; his first wife, Mildred M. Ehrman; and his parents.
Memorials may be directed in Stanley's honor to the
Arrangements were handled by Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Homes & Crematory. For information, call 630-355-0264. To make an online tribute, visit www.beidelmankunschfh.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on July 28, 2013