Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

April 1, 2014

Mervin E. Clark of Plainfield

Hendricks County Flyer

Mervin E. Clark of Plainfield died Monday. He was 88.

Born Jan. 16, 1926, in Urbana, Ill., he was a son of the late Leland and Lola (Wright) Clark. He married Rebecca (Lewman) Clark and she preceded him in death.

Mr. Clark was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He worked 30 years at Allison Division of General Motors, retiring as a supervisor in 1981.

He was a member of the Plainfield Friends Meeting and the Plainfield Eagles.

Survivors include a son, Hal Garland Clark; daughters Sharon L. (Dean) Petree, Debbie D. (Gene) Combs, and Julie A. (Mike) Rugen; a sister, Patty Flanagan; nine grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

Preceding him in death were sisters Betty Price and Dorris Gilbert and brothers Roger and Gene Clark.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home in Plainfield. Interment will be at Bainbridge Cemetery.

Calling is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made shared at www.hamptongentry.com.