William Clark

William Clark

E. Stefan Morris

Obituary for William Clark

William Clark

May 4, 1926
to
December 31, 2018

Mr. William Aubrey Clark Sr. departed this life on December 30, 2018 at home with family.
William Aubrey Clark Sr. was born on May 4, 1926 to the union of Leonard Guy Clark Sr. and Leola Jenkins Clark in Kansas City, MO. He was the third oldest of nine children. He was preceded in death by his parents, sons William A. Clark Jr., Samuel G. Phillips, daughters Rae Lee Phillips, Aubrey A. Clark, Beverly A. Clark Bruce, brothers Leonard Guy Clark Jr., Melvin Clark, sisters Leola Waller and Sarah R. Newton.
William attended R.T. Coles and Lincoln High School. He served in the United States Army during World War II and received an honorable discharge in 1948. William married Mattie Sanders Clark and to this union four children were born. The marriage was dissolved and William later married Joan P. Phillips.
He worked on numerous construction jobs under the local 555. Also, worked in the dietary department of the V.A. Hospital in Kansas City, MO. He retired from Trailmobile (formally known as Standard Steel) in North Kansas City, MO.
William was a member of the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ. He served on the Deacon Board for many of years under the leadership of Bishop Daniel Chavis Jr.
Mr. Clark hobbies were sports, music, family gatherings, talking on the CB radio where he was known as the Colonel, he had a passion for building things, designing his hats to match his ties and he loved helping others. No one was a stranger to him.
When William answered God*s call he left to cherish his memories; his wife Joan P. Clark, sons Milton Phillips, David Clark (Tracy), Albert Clark Sr. (Ima), Standford Phillips Sr., Anthony Clark (Shirley) daughters Angie Baker, Lyvette Clark McDonald (Juan), Rhonda Clark, special granddaughter Sharice Phillips/ caretaker, daughter in laws Janice M. Clark all of Kansas City, MO, Janice Clark of Grandview, MO, sister Emogene L. Scott, brothers Alvin A. Clark Sr. (Evonia), Calvin C. Clark Sr. (Shirley) of Kansas City, MO, Theodore Clark (Ida) of Gary, IN, 20 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

Visitation Details

Date and Time:

Monday, January 7, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Location:

Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ

8310 Holmes Rd, Kansas City, MO 64131

Service Details

Date and Time:

Monday, January 7, 2019 at
11:00 AM

Location:

Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ

8310 Holmes Rd, Kansas City, MO 64131

Interment Details

Interment Type: Cemetery

Leavenworth National Cemetery

Leavenworth,Kansas

Professional Services Entrusted to Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, MO. 64134. Tel: (816) 765-0141 Fax (816) 765-5500