|James Edgar "Jimmy" Clark|
|Written by Karen Ventrone|
|Monday, 30 December 2013 18:02|
Mr. James Edgar "Jimmy" Clark, age 88, of Pace Clark Road, Boone, formally of Fayetteville, North Carolina, passed away Saturday evening, December 28, 2013, at his home.
Jimmy was born September 4, 1925 in Cumberland County, a son of the late Edgar Neil Clark and Fannie Green Clark.
Jimmy retired from Sears where he worked for 41 years. He was a founding member of the Seventy First Ruritan Club and the Cumberland Family Campers. He was a faithful member of Deerfield United Methodist Church and also the Boone Lions Club.
Mr. Clark is survived by his wife of 60 years, Louise Helms Clark of the home; two sons, James Walter Clark and wife Karla of Taylorsville, and Edward Neil Clark and wife Eva of Newland; one grandson, Sgt. Jeremy Robert Clark of Johnson City, Tennessee; two granddaughters, Susan Clark Painter of Waynesville, and Kella Lee Clark of Newland, and one sister, Elsie Clark Shimanek of Autryville, North Carolina.
Funeral services for Mr. James Edgar "Jimmy" Clark will be conducted Monday afternoon, December 30, 2013, at 3:00 o'clock, at Deerfield United Methodist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 2:00 until 3:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend Jim McKinney. Graveside services and burial will be conducted Tuesday afternoon, at 12:00 o'clock, at Campground United Methodist Church, 4625 Campground Road, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 28314.
The family will receive friends Monday afternoon, from 4:00 until 5:00 o'clock,at the church, following the funeral service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Deerfield United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1184 Deerfield Road, Boone, North Carolina, 28607, or to the Boone Lions Club, PO Box 561, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.
Online condolences may be sent to the Clark family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.
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