Jimmie W. Clark
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October 6, 1922 - May 13, 2012
SALEM- Jimmie Clark passed in his sleep in his Salem home on May 13, 2012. He was 89 years old. He is survived by his wife Som Phong, and his two sons Jim Jr. and Gary Clark, and two grandchildren Ryan Clark and Lauren Clark, and two great-grandchildren Sydney and Taylor Clark.
He was born in Salem, Oregon to Frank and Hazel Clark and quickly discovered his mechanical aptitude. He served in the 8th air force during WWII, at Molesworth Air Force base, in England. His stories about the pre-war air force were always entertaining. Cars and machinery were a major part of his life, as he loved to fix anything mechanical. He worked 22 years for the State Highway Dept, in the paint shop. His hobbies included scuba diving and motor cycle riding, and working with tractors.
Services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, May 18, 2012 at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service in Salem. Private interment will take place at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service and Oakleaf Crematory
605 Commercial St SE
Salem, OR 97301
Published in StatesmanJournal on May 16, 2012