James K. Clark
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James K. Clark (Jim, Jimmy, Poppy) of Elkton, MD, age 74, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020. He was born in Elkton, MD to the late Vernie Ellen Bias.

Jim attended Elkton High School then served in the United States Navy from 1963-1965. During his time in the Navy, he served aboard the supply ship, USS Antares, and the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid. On August 14, 1965, Jim married the love of his life and best friend, Drema. After the Navy, he worked for Schultz Trailer Plant (1965-1967) then Conowingo Power/Delmarva Power (1967-2000), where he retired as a meter reader field supervisor at the age of 54. Early retirement allowed him and Drema to pursue their dreams to travel.

Jim enjoyed traveling, first with his wife, then with his beloved niece, Sandie Sauro. During their travels, Drema and Jim were able to complete their bucket list of visiting all 50 states and Canada; their favorite state being Alaska, "the most beautiful".

Jim loved fishing, crabbing and hunting. He had a passion for wood working. He built furniture, picture frames, and bird houses for Drema to paint. Jim was a true "handy man" always helping friends and neighbors. A firm believer that "friendship is everything".

"Most of all I want all of my family and friends to know that I love them and appreciate their friendship. James and Linda, Ray and Mary, thank you guys. I was so fortunate to have so many." - Jim Clark

Jim is survived by three daughters: Judy Clark-Wahlgren (Andre) of Elkton, MD, Donna Clark-Lee (Chris) of North East, MD and Kimberly Clark-Vance (Elvis) of Elkton, MD; foster son, Brian Dvorak of TX; nine grandchildren: Amanda Hobson-McFalls (Morgan), Brooke, Jacob and Daniel Wahlgren, Kasey and C. Shane Lee, Sabrina Vance-Hancock (Steven), Jennifer and April Vance; four great-grandchildren: Avery and Ryleigh Hancock, Keon and Kal'El James.

In addition to his mother, Jim was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Drema Clark, and two sisters: Avis Harless and Betty Brown.

A visitation will be held from 12 PM - 2 PM on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, 259 E. Main St., Elkton, MD 21921. Burial will follow at Elkton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jim's honor may be made payable to "Wounded Warriors Project" and sent in care of the funeral home. To send online condolences, please visit www.rtfoard.com.

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Published in Cecil Whig on Jan. 3, 2021.
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January 11, 2021
To the entire Clark family, we are saddened by Mr. Clark's passing. My father, Earl Simmers, worked with Jimmy at the Power Company. I worked there briefly in high school and remember Mr. Clark, and working with crazy Judy. My dad always spoke so highly of Jimmy and Dreama, and considered them great friends. We are feeling your pain so very much as we lost our dad within days of yours. We will be praying that God grants you all new grace and peace every day.
Marie Barker
January 6, 2021
My deepest love and prayers go out to all you daughters , and to all family and friends . Your father was a wonderful person ( as was your mother ) . I feel very blessed to have known them both. Hold onto all your wonderful memories and remember......"A Sunset On Earth - I A Sunrise In Heaven". Jesus will raise you up on eagles wings, bear you on the breath of dawn, make you to shine like the sun - and He will hold you in the palm of His hands as you travel through this journey. God bless you.
Karean Sheldon
January 4, 2021
Prayers for your family. Mr. Clark was so well taken care of by his children - it really showed. It was a pleasure to care for Mr. Clark - I'll never forget him. May he Rest In Peace.
Miranda J
January 3, 2021
So sorry for your loss. The heart will always remember the love he gave to all
Kathy Brown Jordan Gray
Family Friend
January 2, 2021
I'll miss visiting you Poppy, just like with Memom. Thank you for always supporting my work and encouraging me! I hope Kasey and the rest of the family find comfort in the fact that you're with Memom now.
Walter Dorsett
January 2, 2021
January 2, 2021
Vic and I are so sorry for your loss.
Sherrie Rodriguez
January 2, 2021
Your dad was a great man. The friendliest man I've ever met. I'm sure he is traveling the world with your mom
Chuck Fritz
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