William 'Bill' Clark
ST. LOUIS – William "Bill" Clark was born March 11, 1926, at Granite City, Illinois, He passed away October 3, 2021, at John Cochran Veterans Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Bill served as a U.S. Marine during WW II, and as a Navy Seabee during the Korean War. He worked for Southwestern Bell, and Union Electric until he retired in 1981. Bill was the former Mayor of Lakeside, Missouri, and served as a County Judge in the 1970s.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Lizzie Clark (Sontag); his wife, Winifred Clark (Young); son, Dennis; and granddaughter, Elizabeth.
Bill is survived by his dear companion and dance partner, Bessie Walls; sons, Gary, Mark, Steven, Michael, and William. Many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren also survive.
A funeral service with Full Military Honors was held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis; and a Celebration of Life at the Cowboy Church in Fredericktown.