Clyde V. Clark was born Feb. 5, 1950, in Kemmerer. He died Tuesday, April 19, in Diamondville.
Clyde attended schools in Frontier and Kemmerer. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1967, and he proudly served his country until 1973.
He married Marsha Marshinsky on July 24, 1970, in Kemmerer. To this union two sons were born, Casey and Brett Clark. Clyde was a proud member of the American Legion, UMWA Local 1307 and the NRA. He worked for several ranches in his younger years in both Wyoming and Idaho. He was then hired on at the Coke plant and then later at the local coal mine, where he retired in 2012.
He enjoyed riding and shoeing horses and branding at the family ranch. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, pack trips, telling jokes, and time spent with family and good friends. He enjoyed playing Santa Claus at places around town.
Clyde is survived by his two sons, Casey (Robin) Clark of Kemmerer and Brett (Mel) of Pinedale; eight grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, Bob (Mary) of Clark and Dennis (Roberta) of Diamondville; his sister, Cindy (Gary) Skillin of Kemmerer; along with several cousins, nephews and nieces.
Clyde is proceeded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Marsha Clark; his parents, Clyde and Betty Clark; in-laws, Andy and Vanetta Marshinsky; and several other family members.
Services for Clyde will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, at Ball Family Chapel, with Military Honors to follow immediately.
Memorial donations are being accepted at Bank of the West in Kemmerer.