Virgil Clark Sr.

CLARK, Virgil Lee, Sr., 77, of Hagerstown, MD, formerly of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2012 at Meritus Hospital, Hagerstown, MD.

He was born in Ohio County, WV, February 9, 1935, son of the late Harry and Illa Mae Davis Clark.

Mr. Clark was a carpenter, and retired from the Carpenter’s Local No. 3 in Wheeling, WV. He was a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran and a member of the West Virginia Veterans Association. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Hagerstown, MD.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Harry, John and Frank Clark; three sisters, Aral Bitzer, Nancy Ramey, and Ellen Kyle.

Surviving are his loving wife of 58 years, Dorothy J. Gillespie Clark; a daughter, Susan Eddy and her husband, Craig of Maryland; a son, Virgil Lee Clark, Jr. of Maryland; three granddaughters, twins, Andrea and Lydia Eddy, and Mindy Clark; a sister, Evelyn Elliott of Cleveland, OH; great-granddaughter, Roxanne Eddy and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 1, 2013, at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling (304-242-2311), where services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, with the Rev. Dr. Timothy Allen officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 78 Meadow Lane, Wheeling, WV 26003.

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