Donald John Clark was born the son of John Thomas & Clestyl Marie Clark on November 26, 1948 in Norton, KS. He departed this life on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the age of 72 at St Vincent hospital in Little Rock.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years Linda Clark, daughter Misty Dawn Granade & husband Stephen of Madison, AL. Grandchildren Eli & Liza Granade of Madison, AL, Sister Connie Hedden & husband Kenneth of Thayer, MO. Nephew Allen Hedden & wife Heather of Mountain View, MO, Niece Susan Vanderpool & husband Timothy of Mammoth Springs, AR. He is preceded in death by his parents John & Clestyl Clark.
Don joined the United States Air Force in May of 1968 & proudly served his country until August 1975. During his tour of duty, he fought beside brave men & women of the Vietnam War. After his time in the military Don worked at Volk Trucking until retirement.
He will live in our hearts as a dedicated husband, loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle & protector of our country. Rest easy from here soldier. Then Jesus said, “Come to me all of you who are weary & heavy laden & I will give you rest”.
Graveside Service will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, January 25, 2021 at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock, Arkansas.
In light of the current health concerns, Don’s family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers if you are not able to attend the service. Please be aware, as per Arkansas directives, attendance will be regulated in accordance to Arkansas guidelines, all guests in attendance will be required to wear masks/facial coverings and social distancing guidelines will be in place.
Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.