Thomas F. Clark Jr.

Thomas F. Clark Jr. 85, Excelsior Springs, passed away on Monday 14, 2007 at the Lawson Manor & Rehab.

Thomas was born on May 24, 1921 in Floris Okla., the son of Levi and Helen (Pleoffi) Clark. He was married to Constance Cattles on Aug. 11, 1962 in Miami, Okla.; she preceded him in death on Aug. 13, 1992.

He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Thomas was a truck driver for PIE. He retired from PIE and then drove a school bus and a parts truck for O’Reilly’s. He was a Mason.

Survivors include: two half-sisters, Marilyn Snider and her husband, Bennie of Webster City, Iowa and Janet Leals of Centerville, Iowa; two half-brothers, Larry Clark of Corydon, Iowa and Bob Clark of Albia, Iowa; two cousins, John Merritt and his wife, Jeannie and Jack Merritt and his wife, Berneata; and friend, Tobie Brown of Lawson.

Besides his parents, step-parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Volden.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 2007, at the Polley Funeral Home in Lawson.

Graveside services will follow at 2:30 p.m. on Friday May 18, 2007 at the Lawson Cemetery Lawson.

Services are under the direction of Polley Funeral Home in Lawson.

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