John Robert Clark


DEER CREEK – John Robert Clark, 67, of Deer Creek, Ill., formerly of Laura, Ill., passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019, at his residence with his family by his side. He was born Aug. 5, 1951, in Kewanee to Robert E. and Betty M. Gordon Clark.
His parents; sister, Pamela Mudro and brother, Chris Clark preceded him in death. He is survived by his children, Kari L. Clark, Andy (Deanna) Clark; grandchildren, Haleigh (Christian) Lane, Colton (Kayla) Clark, Braden Clark, Sydney Stolte, Breanna Clark, Keagan (Ashely) Miller, Cassie Miller, Caleb Miller, Christian Miller; many great-grandchildren; nieces, Victoria Mudro, Cathy Mudro; loving and devoted companion, Anita Lorance and her sons, Robert Lorance, George Lorance and their children.
John served in the U.S. Army Reserves and worked at R&N Trucking in Princeville until retiring Oct. 7, 2018. He loved his family, gathering to trap shoot, the outdoors, his Harley, car, hunting, fishing, mowing on the tractor and his CB Radio where he was known as “Clem Kadiddlehopper” to his CB friends. John loved to surprise people, his Pepsi, his cat Ca-mere, and watching movies, especially with family during holidays. He was an NRA life endowment member, a Pheasants Forever member, a member of the American Legion Post #416 and was a Mason at Masonic Lodge #243 in Galva.
Cremation has been accorded and a celebration of life will be held on Sunday, July 14, 2019, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. with a Masonic Service at 1 p.m. at the American Legion Post #91, 105 N. Main Ave., Wyoming.

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