Clark, Robert Edward

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clark_robert_edwardRobert (Bob) Edward Clark, age 80, of Blacksburg died, Saturday, June 11, 2016, at New River Valley Medical Center. He was born in Nashville, TN. on March 28, 1936 to the late Charles Francis and Cordelia Jones Clark.

He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Cronin, Mary Gula, Marguerite Clark. He retired from Western Electric/ AT&T after 35 years of service. Mr. Clark then started his second career at The Hill in Blacksburg, The Meadows, Christiansburg, and at The River Course, Fairlawn, Va. Bob never met a stranger. Sometimes referred to as “Whistling Bob”, he enjoyed many pastimes including music, golf, fishing, and in later years, the challenge of the computer age.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Darlene Waid Clark, daughters and son-in-law, Denise and Steve Rumple, Dallas, TX., Valerie Clark, Indianapolis, IN., sister, Patricia Beauregard, grandchild, Stephanie Rumple; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 20, 2016 at 12:00 noon in the Shirley Brothers Funeral Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN. Interment will follow in the Washington Park East, Indianapolis, IN.

The family will receive friends 4-8:00 pm Sunday June 19, 2016 at the Shirley Brothers Funeral Chapel. There will also be a visitation from 3-7:00pm Friday, June 17, 2016 at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. SW, Blacksburg.