Richard H. Clark

Richard H. Clark, 90, of Centreville, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. He was born in Parkville Township Oct. 2, 1927, a son of William and Marie (Phillips) Clark. Rich went to Centreville Public Schools. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1946 to 1947. On Oct. 20, 1948 he married Mary Jane Fitch. She preceded him in death December of 1963. On Sept. 27, 1963, he married Berdiena Black in LaPorte, Ind.
Surviving Rich are his wife Berdiena Clark of Centreville; children, Sandi Clark of Centreville, Steven (Sharon) Clark of Centreville, Thomas (Linda) Clark of Baldwin, and Sally (Jake) Root of Burr Oak; stepchildren, Debra (Bob) Soule of Kalamazoo, Michael (Sue) Zeeb of Mishawaka, Eric (Peggy) Zeeb of Crescent City, Calif., and Randal (Carol) Zeeb of Angola, Ind.; siblings James Clark of Centreville, Carol Rudolff of White Pigeon, and Alice Loudenslager of Burr Oak; 36 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Mary Jane (Fitch) Clark, and siblings Phillip Clark, Edward Clark, Jack, Clark, Lee Clark, Robert Clark, Marge Clark, and Marilyn Pardon.
Relatives and friends will be received Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Eley Funeral Home in Centreville. Religious services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Centreville United Methodist Church. Pastor Emily Hansson will officiate. Interment of ashes will occur at a later date in Prairie River Cemetery, Centreville. Memorial contributions may be made to Centreville Methodist Church.
Arrangements were entrusted to Eley Funeral Home, Centreville. Online condolences may be left at

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