Larry Don Clarke, age 71, of Fleetwood, passed away Wednesday morning, September 11, 2019 at Caldwell Hospice & Palliative Care Center in Lenoir.

Mr. Clarke was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on December 7, 1947 to the late T.L. and Ruth Hazel Bowman Clarke. He served in the United States Marine Corp. He worked as a environmental scientist for Zedek Corp; where he retired in 1984.

Mr. Clarke is survived by: his wife, of 50 years of marriage, Toni Shepherd Clarke; two daughters, Wendy Kay Battle, of Mt. Holly, NC and Holly Elizbeth Patz and husband, Brian, of Topton, NC; a son, Jonathan David Clarke and wife, Jacquie, of Chicago; a sister, Elizabeth Annette Strozier and husband, teddy, of Bozer City, LA; two grandchildren, Emily Kathrine Battle and Evin Riley Battle; several nieces and nephews also survive.

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