John Charles Clark |

John Charles Clark

Former Glenwood Springs resident John Charles Clark of Centennial died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004. He was 82.A funeral Mass was held Feb. 2 at St. Thomas More Church in Englewood, with burial at Fort Logan Cemetery.Mr. Clark was born Feb. 7, 1921, in Wardsville, Mo. He served as a captain in the Marine Corps. He was a fighter pilot in World War II and in the Korean War, where he was awarded the Air Medal. He held degrees from the University of Missouri and Colorado A&M. He and his family lived for several years in Glenwood Springs, where he worked as district manager for the Bureau of Land Management. He loved the outdoors and horses, and was a true cowboy at heart.Clark is survived by wife, Vivian; son John Clark Jr. and his wife, Leslie; daughter Chris Clark Hanneman; daughter Mary Clark Scanlan and her husband, John; daughter-in-law Jamie Clark; nine grandchildren, and six siblings. He was recently preceded in death by his son Ben Clark.

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