Keith Roger Clark(1926 - 2013)

CLARK Keith Roger Clark, 87, passed away, Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at the Hadlow Center of Community Hospice of Northeast Florida. He was born in Franklin County Columbus, Ohio on March 22, 1926 to the late John D Clark and Agnes Gertrude Evans. He earned a masters degree in Ceramic Engineering from Ohio State University after serving in the United States Navy during WWII. He made several patentable improvements in the electronic and fluid distribution industries serving at various times as Plant Manager and Director of Manufacturing Engineering. Keith was also a member of the Orange Park United Methodist Church and was a co-founder of the Shepherd s Center of Orange Park in 1993, where he received recognition in 2009 for his leadership and vision. Keith is survived by his loving wife, of 64 years, Virginia Cresap Mellin of Orange Park, FL; son, Tom Clark (Jodi) of Franklin TN; Steve Clark, DDS of Jacksonville, FL; daughter Diane Cowie (Robert) of Orange Park, FL; five grandsons; three granddaughters; and two great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held to celebrate his life at. on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. at Orange Park United Methodist Church, 2051 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida or the Shepherd s Center of Orange Park. Please Sign the Guestbook @

Published in the Florida Times-Union from Dec. 8 to Dec. 15, 2013