Robert R. Clark age 86, 803 East Arch Street Portland passed away Sunday in Parkview Regional Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born in Jay County January 18, 1931 the son of Donald and Ruth (Steele) Clark. He was married November 7, 1952 to Mary Ann Seman who survives. He was retired as sales manager for Jay Petroleum and had been parts manager for Maitlen Motors both in Portland. He served in the US Airforce during the Korean Conflict and was a 50 year member of the American Legion, Portland Moose Lodge, Portland Morning Optimist, a 1948 Saratoga High School graduate and attended Westchester United Methodist Church..
Surviving are his wife Mary Ann, one son C. Russell Clark (wife Misty) of Portland, three daughters Janet Bantz (husband Ken) of Portland, Barbara Sautbine (husband Gary) of Ft. Recovery, Ohio and Linda Dominguez (husband Jesus) of Holland, Mi. One sister Ruth Ann Coulter of Fairmount, In., Nine granddaughters, two step-granddaughters, Fifteen great grandchildren and three step great grandchildren
Funeral services will be Thursday at 2:00 PM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Darrell Borders presiding. Burial will follow in the Little Salamonia Cemetery with military graveside rites by American Legion Past #211. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00 – 7:00 PM. Memorials can be made to Jay County Heart Fund or United Way of Jay County.