Rev. Carroll “Sid” Clark, 77, St. Joseph, Missouri passed over to the life eternal on Monday, January 27, 2014 in his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on February 14, 1936 in Wichita, Kansas to Elsie Goss Clark and M.L. “Sig” Clark.
Carroll graduated from Central High School in 1954, where he was active in choir and football. He attended the University of Missouri and graduated from Denver University in 1959, before joining the United States Marine Corps.
The highlight of Carroll’s work life was becoming a Methodist Minister, serving congregations in Grandview, Missouri, Faith United Methodist in Eagle Rock, Missouri and Broadway United Methodist in Plattsburg, Missouri. After retirement he served as a Hospice Chaplain and interim pastor at Faith United Church. Prior to entering ministry he had ten year careers as bodily injury adjuster with AllState Insurance Company, Division manager – Avon Products, and government contracting for Fixtures Furniture.
He enjoyed fishing, traveling, boy scouts, and church activities. He never met a stranger.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors: wife, Celia, of the home; children, Kevin Clark, St. Joseph, Missouri, Stuart Clark (Melissa), Kansas City, Missouri and Angela Echeverria (Miguel), Kansas City, Missouri; brother, Roger Clark (Bernadette), Simi Valley, California; sister, Janet McDowell (Bill), Independence, Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial Service: 3:30 P.M. Sunday, Huffman Memorial United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends 2:00 to 3:30 P.M. Sunday, Huffman Memorial United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the National Psoriasis Foundation or the Clark Servanthood Scholarship Fund at Huffman Memorial United Methodist Church. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.