Robert ‘Bob' W. Clark

Monday, October 29, 2007

Feb. 8, 1921-Oct. 26, 2007

Robert "Bob" W. Clark passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at Community Hospital in McCook. He was 86 years old.

Bob was born on Feb. 8, 1921, on a farm south of McCook to Fred Milton and Lucy (Nothnagle) Clark.

On Oct. 24, 1943, he married Berniece Heskett at Oberlin, Kan. To this union twin daughters were born. Following Berniece's death in 1978, he married Josephine Cuellar on March 23, 1980. Bob spent most of his life in the McCook community where he farmed and was also a painter until he retired.

Bob enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening. He also enjoyed spending time with a special nephew, Mark, on his farm south of McCook and companion Jenny and friend Darlene Cuellar.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Fred and Lucy Clark; his wives, Berniece and Joshephine; and two sisters, Helen Graf and Lola Griffing.

Survivors include his daughters, Karen and husband, Fred Gammel, of Mesa, Ariz. and Korrine and husband, Don Rowland of McCook; two grandsons, four granddaughters, and 11 great-grandchildren; step-daughter, Anne and husband, Jim Dowd, of Indianola; two step-granddaughters and three step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Larry Clark of San Pablo, Calif.; and one sister, Barbara Jean Sprenkle of Dodge City, Kan.

Memorials may be given in his name.

Visitation will be today until 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until noon. Friends may go online at to extend condolences.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, 2 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Chapel with Jerry Beckenhauer officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.