Clark Allen Postlethwaite (February 27, 1944 — March 23, 2017)
Clark Allen Postlethwaite, a good man who left the world a better place. Clark passed away March 23, 2017. He was born February 27, 1944, the oldest of five boys, to Charles and Ethel Postlethwait. He grew up in Napa, California, a 1961 graduate of Napa High School. Clark was eager to serve his country, joining the U.S. Navy in 1963 and served as Quarter Master and diver on the submarine U.S.S. Pomodon SS-486. He later spent several years diligently earning a Masters Degree in Construction Management and Civil Engineering.
On November 14, 1976, he married Peggy and her three daughters. At the time of his passing, Clark had a blessed and fulfilled life. He loved God, was a student of the word of God, and loved praying. He was an example of unconditional love. He had a family of which he was very proud and many dear friends. Nothing brought more joy to his life than his family and his relationship with Jesus.
Clark’s successful career provided over 30 opportunities for him and his bride to move to many states and even countries of the world. Their heart, however, was always in Colorado. In 2016 they realized this long-awaited dream and retired in Battlement Mesa.
He will be remembered for his sense of humor, generous nature, kind eyes and loyal heart. His love language was giving and laughter. He was always ready with a joke, and loved to see people laugh. He impacted countless lives with his love, humor and generosity.
We are proud of the life he led, the way he served God and we are honored to have been a part of it. Clark is survived by his wife of 40 years, Peggy; daughters, Shawn Roessler, Tasha and husband Mark Bintliff, Terra and husband Mike Squibb; his grandchildren Natalie and husband Jeremy, Katlynn, Jonathan and Kerri; his great-granddaughter Abigail; brothers George and wife Nancy, Richard and wife Janis, John and Paul; nieces Shannon, Amy and Courtney. He is preceded in death by his parents Charles and Ethel; son-in-law Brian Roessler; and Nephew Brian Postlethwait.
There will be a celebration of his life on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 1:00pm, New Creation Church (44761 Hwy 6&24 Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601). In lieu of flowers consider a donation to New Creation Preschool for the planting of memorial trees in the playgrounds. Live stream of service at whatisNCC.com.
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