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Robert Clark

1929 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Robert Clark Obituary

Robert (Bob) Cale Clark was born in Stewartsville, Ohio, on August 29, 1929. He was the second of four children born to James, a coal miner, and Neva Clark, a baker. After attending Bellaire High School, he joined the US Air Force in 1948 and proudly served for 20 years before retiring as a S/sgt. Bob then worked for Perris Elementary School District as a custodian/maintenance worker for 24 years.
On January 26, 1950, Robert married the love of his life, Betty McGaughey at the Methodist Church in Elsinore, CA. They were blessed with six children; four girls and two boys.
During his childhood, he spent his summers working on a turkey ranch and had many stories to tell the family about his experiences. He loved being outdoors, enjoying fishing, hunting and playing sports. His favorite past times were golfing (awarded a trophy for a hole-in-one), bowling and watching baseball games.
On July 25, 2017, Bob, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife and family. Robert is preceded in death by his parents James H. and Neva Clark, his two brothers James Clark, Jr. and Melvin Clark, two sons-in-laws, Newell Ralphs and Ricky Montgomery. He leaves behind his loving wife of 67 years, Betty; four daughters, Patricia Ralphs, Bobbie (Fred) Traver, Linda Montgomery and Debbie Guilkey (Dennis Stanek); two sons Robert Cale II (Wendy) Clark and James (Mary) Clark; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sister, Verla Riley, and many nieces and nephews.
The viewing will be held on August, 10 at Evans Brown Mortuary, 385 W. 4th St., Perris from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm with the services immediately following. Interment will begin at 2:15 pm at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California.
Published in Press-Enterprise on Aug. 8, 2017
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