Joseph Clark Obituary

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Mr. Joseph H. Clark

November 19, 1920 - July 15, 2014
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Joseph H. Clark, 93, of Chattanooga passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at his home. He was an active member of Brainerd United Methodist Church, serving in many leadership positions and the Chancel Choir. Mr. Clark taught the Friendship and Chancel Choir Sunday School Classes. He was a proud alumnus of Berry College and UTK, was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and also conducted post-graduate studies at Ohio State University. Joseph was a veteran of WWII serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy, taught economics at UTK, and retired from Volunteer State Life Insurance Company as a Certified Life Underwriter. He was preceded in...
Joseph H. Clark, 93, of Chattanooga passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at his home. He was an active member of Brainerd United Methodist Church, serving in many leadership positions and the Chancel Choir. Mr. Clark taught the Friendship and Chancel Choir Sunday School Classes. He was a proud alumnus of Berry College and UTK, was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and also conducted post-graduate studies at Ohio State University.
Joseph was a veteran of WWII serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy, taught economics at UTK, and retired from Volunteer State Life Insurance Company as a Certified Life Underwriter.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Schoolar Clark and a son, Steven Clark; brothers, Bromley, Lemuel, Stafford, Merrill and Jere Clark, and a sister, Abbie McElwain.
Survivors include his son, Warren (Olivia) Clark; three daughters, Catherine Clark (Brad) Nance, Barbara Clark and Alice Marie Clark (Barny) Danks; daughter-in-law, Donna Clark; grandchildren, Sharon Calvert, Susan Walker, Christopher Acuff, Matthew Clark, James and Steven Nance, Trey, Clark and Will Danks; great-grandchildren, Julia Calvert and Jack Augustine; sisters-in-law, Martha Clark and Frances Clark; brothers-in-law, Bernard McElwain and Larry Schoolar; many, beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.
Burial will be at Brainerd United Methodist Church Cemetery at 11 AM Friday. The family will receive friends at the church from 11:30 – 1 PM on Friday followed by the funeral service at 1 PM with Dr. Dennis Flaugher and the Rev. Gordon Ridenour officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37411.

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"Friendly Uncle Joe I think it was my brother, Geoff, who starting calling Uncle Joe "Friendly Uncle Joe" as simply calling him "Uncle Joe" didn't quite..." Catherine Schoolar (Houston, TX)

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