John Albert Clark Sr., 83, passed away on October 25, 2012 in Sun City, AZ. He was born on September 23, 1929 in Everett, WA. He graduated Lake Washington High School and received his Associates in Applied Arts in Transportation degree from Green River Community College. He served in the U.S. Navy. He married Anne Jacqualine Pearce on March 31, 1950. John worked for Safeway for 47 years. He was a member of the Elks in Seattle and the Prides of Sun City. He enjoyed spending time with his family, helping others, cruising, traveling, camping, building and fixing everything. He was also involved in judging National Truck Driving Championships.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Anne and daughter, Thursey M. Leopold.
John is survived by his sons, John A. Clark Jr. (Susan) and Kenneth Clark; sister, Loretta Furrow; nephew, Allen Furrow; 5 grandchildren, Alicia Eals (Sean), Justin Clark (Sally), Christine Schmidt (Geoff), Shaun Clark and Allen Clark; 9 great-grandchildren, Stephanie Schmidt, Samantha Schmidt, Joshua Schmidt, Salena Clark, Serena Clark, Justin Clark Jr., Savanah Clark, Sebastian Clark and Alexander Clark; great-great grandchild, Aiden Schmidt.
There will be a Visitation on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 10:00am- 4:00pm and Funeral Services on November 3, 2012 at 1:00pm at Purdy & Walters at Floral Hills, 409 Filbert Rd, Lynnwood, WA, 98036.