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Wilfred Clark Jr.
Mt. Vernon, Indiana
Jun 7, 1940 – Feb 18, 2021 (Age 80)
Wilfred Clark, Jr.
Mt. Vernon - Wilfred Clark, Jr., 80, of Mt. Vernon, IN, passed away February 18, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown. He was born June 7, 1940 in Mt. Vernon, IN to the late Wilfred and Alvenia (Baker) Clark, Sr.
Wilfred was a 1958 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School. He was a member of the Mt. Vernon Police Department for 21 years, serving as chief for most of his career. Wilfred enjoyed coaching his son's Little League baseball teams in their youth, and also liked spending his time playing basketball and softball on the city recreation leagues and even donkey basketball at the annual game. He had attended Mt. Vernon Baptist Church and was a member of the Lions Club, Moose and FOP Lodge #133. He enjoyed traveling, but especially liked a bargain and going to flea markets.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma (Hessler) Clark; brothers, Donald and Robert Clark; infant brother, Edward Clark; sisters, Nadine Triggs and Janice Eads.
He is survived by his sons, Willie Clark (Anne) of Mt. Vernon, IN, Eddie Clark (Martha) of Tavares, FL, Scott Clark (Janet) of Lawrenceville, GA and Mike Clark of Mt. Vernon, IN; grandchildren, Brittani, Zach, Austin, Shelby, Lauren, Brianna, Caleb, Aaron and Tobi; 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Weiss, Norma Healy (Bob), Sharon Utley (Tom), Susie Blythe, Sandra Nussel and Kathy Nobles.
Private funeral service will be held on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main Street, Mt. Vernon, IN with burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Public walk-though will be held from 10:00 am until 11:30 am on Monday at the funeral home.
Due to the national health crisis, masks are required and social distancing should be observed.
The family would like to thank the staff at Deaconess Hospital ICU #2900 and Mt. Vernon Nursing and Rehab who cared for Wilfred, as well as his friends at Cloverleaf.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Mt. Vernon Lions Club.
Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com