|Birth: ||Sep. 3, 1915|
|Death: ||Jan. 27, 2010|
HAROLD BROWN "H.B." CLARK, SR., 94 of Germantown, TN, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at his home at Germantown Plantation, surrounded by his family.
H.B. was born September 3, 1915, in Berea, KY, to Francis Orville Clark and Emma Jane Witt.
He was a retired professor from the University of Florida, where he taught in the Department of Agriculture for 30 years. H.B. was also a retired commander in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves, a Deacon in the First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville, FL and received his PhD from the University of Kentucky. He was rooted in the Gainesville (FL) Community for 50 years "Go Gators."
Mr. Clark, the husband of Ann Eastham Clark for 68 years, also leaves his daughters, Polly C. (Miles) Merwin and Joy A. Clark (Robert Barnett); sons, Harold B. (Denise) Clark, Jr. and John E. (Elizabeth) Clark; Grandchildren, Beth (Mike), Rick (Barbie), Matthew (Thu), Sarah, Trevor, Andrew, Zachary, Heather, Patrick and Nathan; Great-grandchildren, Brooke, Michael, Mary, Kristian, Michael and Madison.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Marjorie Belle Clark Graham and Mary Jane Clark Oestmann; and brother, Francis Burton Clark.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 30, 2010 in the chapel of Germantown Plantation. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial gifts be made to the University of Florida Scholarship in his name. For inquiries, please email
COLLIERVILLE FUNERAL HOME
Francis Orville Clark (1886 - ____)
Emma Jane Witt Clark (1892 - 1943)
Ann Eastham Clark (1917 - 2010)*
Marjorie Belle Clark Graham (1913 - 2003)*
Harold Brown Clark (1915 - 2010)
Francis Burton Clark (1918 - 1994)*
Mary Jane Clark Oestmann (1922 - 2007)*
Created by: Vera Mikell Sodek
Record added: Jan 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47272608
Added: Aug. 18, 2010
Go Gators, Dr. Clark -- you were one of the greatest men I have ever known. I miss celebrating our birthdays together. Hope you have Happy Birthdays in Heaven. I miss you!|
Vera Mikell Sodek
Added: Jan. 29, 2010