William E. Clark
Jan. 3, 1926 ~ May 11, 2013
Delta, UT-William Edward Clark, 87, passed away May 11, 2013 in Delta. Born Jan. 3, 1926 in Woodrow, UT to Rufus Bryan and Christina Schiffer Clark. The middle son of 2 sisters and 3 brothers. Raised to farm all his life. Entered military service at age 16 with his mother's permission. Served in Navy until end of WWII
. Married Choral Robison on March 28, 1952 in Delta. They settled in Sugarville, Sutherland areas. Bill, his dad and brothers farmed all together, raising Alfalfa hay and seed. Farmed till he turned 81, then decided to lease out his farm.
Dad loved his family and was thoroughly surrounded by girls. He was excited when the grandkids came along and he loved each and every one of them. Loved to fish, loved Doublemint gum, and always helping out a neighbor. After mom passed on April 29, 1997, he was well taken care of by his daughters and best friend and brother, Bob.
Survived by daughters: Nancy (Zane) Bennett; Chris (Mike) Christensen; Deb (Dean) Fowles; Melissa (Hal) Stott; brothers: Theodore, Robert; sister: Phylis; 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by wife: Choral; granddaughters: Julie and Dani; sister: Shirley; brother: Ray.
Graveside: Wednesday, May 15, 11 AM, at Sutherland Cemetery. Viewings at Nickle Mortuary, 190 S Center, Delta: Tuesday, 6-8 PM; and Wednesday, 9:30-10:40 AM, before traveling to cemetery. Online condolences at www.nicklemortuary.com