WELLSVILLE - Harry Robert "Bob" Clark, 63, loving husband and father, went to be with his Lord on Sunday (April 7, 2013), at his home.
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The son of Carl Decater and Helen (VanCampen) Clark, Bob was born March 30, 1950, in Wellsville. He graduated in 1968 from Belmont Central School and later served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. On June 19, 1999, at the Wellsville Full Gospel Church, he married Sherry K. Alvord, who survives.
Bob worked as a graphic artist at Air Preheater in Wellsville until 1983, when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
In addition to his wife, Sherry, he is survived by a son, Aaron (Joanne Miller) Clark and grandson Graham, all of Lemoyne. Pa.; a daughter, Hannah (Jon) Wu of Pottstown, Pa.; a sister, Dorothy Clark Tronetti of Friendship; a brother, Carl V. "Buster" Clark of Belmont; a stepdaughter, Cindy (Joseph) Hudson; two stepsons, Kevin Alvord and William (Pamela) Alvord; two step granddaughters; two stepgrandsons; and four nephews and a niece.
Bob had an avid interest in computers and enjoyed working on his adaptive computer equipment. He also enjoyed gardening.
He was a member of the Wellsville Full Gospel Church and for many years led a men's Bible study in his home up until his death. A new grandfather, his greatest joy was spending time with family and friends. Bob will be remembered for his gracious caring nature and a wonderful sense of humor.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Wellsville Full Gospel Church. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday (April 11, 2013) at the church with the Rev. Mason Sorensen officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery in Belmont.
Arrangements are under the direction of Baker-Swan Funeral Home, 3256 Riverside Drive in Wellsville. Online condolences may be offered at www.baker-swan.com.
Memorial contributions in Bob's name may be made to National MS Society - Upstate New York Chapter, 1650 South Avenue Suite 100, Rochester, NY 14620.
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Apr. 8, 2013