David G. Clark, 70,
Rochester, passed away at 5:11 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at home.
He was born on
January 1, 1949, to Benjamin Grant and Eda Belle (Pollack) Clark.
David was a 1967
graduate of Chesterton High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army
from 1967-1970 during the Vietnam War. David went on to Purdue North Central
where he graduated with a Bachelors of Business and played rugby. David
married Margaret E. Clark May 22, 1976, in Crown Point. He had been a
longtime member of the VFW, Eagles, and American Legion. He was an
enthusiastic sports fan spending time coaching, and officiating sporting
events, loving his Rochester Zebras, Purdue Boilermakers, Chicago Bears and
David worked in
several facets of business including accounting, IT, and insurance. He
finished his career in public service as an EMT in Rochester.
David was extremely
proud of his children and grandchildren and was the ultimate sports
supporter, cheering them on at any sporting event no matter the weather
conditions. David was avid reader and history buff, usually reading three
books at a time. He enjoyed coffee, lunches and outings with his devoted
group of friends.
his children: David (Jo) Clark of Rochester, Christina (Gary) Baldwin of
Franklin, Kevin (Kelly) Clark of Greenwood, and Elizabeth Clark, Plainfield;
grandchildren: Abbigail, Grant, Connor, William, Mitchell, Jacob, Joseph,
and Ella; and brothers, Richard and Donald Clark.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, Benjamin and Eda Clark.
A celebration of
the life of Mr. David G. Clark will be Friday, November 8, 2019, at 11:00
a.m., in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 West 18th Street, Rochester.
Friends may visit
with his family from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, and an hour
prior to his service. Chaplain Teri White will officiate.
in lieu of flowers may be made to the Rochester Athletic Booster Club, c/o
Blake Hardesty, 6746 E 250 S, Akron, IN, 46910.