Oliver Perry Clark Jr. of Dalton died Saturday in Geisinger Community Medical Center after a brief illness. He and his wife, the former Lorraine Dixon, celebrated their 48th anniversary in April.
Born in Scranton, son of the late Oliver Perry and Louise Watkins Clark Sr., he was lifelong resident of the area. Before retirement, he worked for the Trane Co. He also owned and operated Clark's Fur, Feathers and Fins taxidermy studio in Dalton. He was a member of Lake Winola United Methodist Church and Mill City Sportsman's Club.
He loved to hunt, fish and go bowling.
Also surviving are a son, Perry R. and wife, Beth, Dalton; a daughter, Penny N. and husband, Frank Reppa, Fleetville; four grandchildren, Dylan and Chol Clark; Maggie and Stephen Reppa; a brother, Thomas and wife, Diane, Dalton; a sister, Louann and husband, Robert Gorham, Dalton; a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Lake Winola United Methodist Church with the Rev. Michael Baumgardner officiating. Interment, Fairview Cemetery, Mill City.
Friends may call at the church Tuesday, 4 to 7 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 until service time. Memorial contributions may be made to Lake Winola United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are under the care of the Bomberger-Lesko Funeral Home Inc., 1660 N. Main Ave., Scranton.