James “Don” D. Clark, Jr.

December 25, 1940 - June 13, 2009
James “Don” D. Clark, Jr.

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Born Dec. 25, 1940 in Warsaw, N. C, to Margaret Minton Clark and J. D. Clark, Sr. passed away in his home on June 13, 2009. He was preceded in death by his father.

He is survived by his mother,, wife JoAnn S. Clark, daughter Cyndie and husband Andrew, granddaughters Kotomi and Chieko Allgauer. Daughter Donna and husband Brian, grandchildren Candace and Clark Spooner. Sister Virgina and husband Samuel Smith. Brothers in law, Bill Stanley and wife Shelba, Joe Stanley and wife Penny. Three nephews, Earl Stanley and family, Kent Smith and family, Robert Smith and family. Niece Ginger Ebert and family. Several aunts, and cousins.

Following his Father and Paternal Grandfather he became a Locomotive Engineer retiring from CSX Transportation in June 2002 after 36 years of service. He enjoyed his retirement years playing golf and traveling.
On May 6, 1974 he accepted Jesus as his Savior. Never met a stranger, made friends everywhere he went, often sharing his time, home, energy, money, and talents as “a jack of all trades“ to those in need. He tried to appear tough, but had a very loving, giving heart. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 18, at the Wrightsboro United Methodist Church with pastors Bill Haddock, John Bordeaux and Rick Crocker officiating.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the American Cancer Society.

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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  • June 17, 2009
    Steve Stady says:
    So sorry to hear about your loss, we all know he is in a much better place. ill miss playing golf with him at the goat ranch- old fort. Steve