Clark, Ralph Bernard

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Ralph Bernard Clark, 80, of Richmond, VA, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at his home. He was born July 5, 1939 at Bland, VA, the son of the late Bernard Meek & Beatrice Pauline Sarver Clark.

He served in the United States Army as a crew chief on a helicopter and spent much of his time in Alaska while enlisted. He was a manager for Sears Roebuck in Colonial Heights, VA, for many years. He enjoyed fishing and making fishing lures.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers & sister-in-law, Steve Clark, Larry & Frances Clark and Wayne Clark and a sister, Patsy Puryear.

Left to cherish his memory are his siblings, Peggy & Jimmy DeHart, Richmond, Rev. Charles & Judy Clark, Bland, Linda & Tim Bailey, Bland, Jackie Clark, Bland, Ray & Barbara Clark, Bland, Yancey Clark, Richmond, Shelia Clark, Bland, & Charlene Reed, Bland and brother-inlaw, Barry Puryear; tons and tons of nieces and nephews, which he loved liked his own children, special friends, C. J., Juanita and Fran and Pastor Petro Guizar.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at Wilderness Lighthouse Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, Hollybrook, with Duane Bailey and Kirk Dehart officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 5:00P.M. until service time, 7:00 P.M. Graveside services will be held Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the Clark Family Cemetery.

The Clark family is in the care of A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate,, (540) 921-2985.