CALAIS – James R. Clark Sr., 76, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2005, at a Calais nursing home. Jim was born Jan. 1, 1929, in Calais, son of the late Fredrick W. and Hannah F. (Fitzsimmons) Clark. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps before transferring to the U.S. Navy from 1946-1952 and was a Veteran of the Korean War. Jim was employed with Georgia Pacific Corp. for many years. He was a member of Sherman Bros. Post No. 3 American Legion, a past member of the Milltown Fire Department, and loved to fish and hunt. In addition to his mother and father, Jim was predeceased by a sister, Thelma Hunnewell; and a granddaughter, Bonnie Dempsey. Surviving are his wife, Theda, of Calais; a sister, Charlotte Fleming; two brothers, Frederick W. Clark and wife, Shirley, of Waterville and John F. Clark and wife, Yoshiko, of Rialto, Calif.; two daughters, Brenda Dempsey of Calais and Kimberly Wilson and husband, Harold, of Calais; four sons, Ralph F. Clark and wife, Vicki, of Rumford, Philip R. Clark and wife, Jolene, of Calais, James R. Clark Jr. and wife, Patricia, of Calais and Fredrick W. Clark of Calais; one stepdaughter, Donna Spearin of Charlotte; two stepsons, Tony Leavitt and Danny Thibault, both of Calais; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend and fishing buddy, Bill Healy. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Thursday, at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Calais Cemetery. Friends may pay tribute at www.maysfuneralhome.com
JAMES R. CLARK SR.
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:15 p.m.