James Clarence Clark, Jr.March 3, 1936 ~ December 3, 2017 (age 81)
James Clarence Clark, Jr. 81, was born on March 3, 1936 to the union of James Clarence Clark, Sr. and Blanche Long Clark in Pittsboro, NC.
Clarence accepted Christ as his Savior as a young boy and served the Lord faithfully throughout his life. He was an active member of Westover Church and joyfully served many years as a greeter.
Clarence was united in holy matrimony with Louise Hussey on June 2, 1956 in Robbins, NC. Their union was blessed with 2 daughters, 6 loving grandchildren, and 1 adoring great granddaughter.
Clarence enlisted into the United States Army in January 1956. He was honorably discharged in January 1958 and served an additional 4 years in the Reserves. He was a proud veteran.
He was employed in the textile industry for over 40 years, many of those as a sales representative.
In his leisure, he enjoyed golf and was a fan of football, baseball, and basketball, having lettered in each sport in high school. Probably his most enjoyable times were spent at events where his children and grandchildren participated. He treasured his family and leaves a rich legacy of honesty, integrity, kindness and courtesy to others.
Clarence departed this life on December 3, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, James Clarence Clark, Sr.; mother, Blanche Long Clark; brothers, James Lewis Clark and Rufus “Buddy” Clark; and his son-in-law, Jerry Holt Faucette.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 61 years, Louise Clark; daughters, Cheri Albright (Barry) and Regina Faucette DeNecochea (Jim); grandchildren, Claire Albright, Katelyn Faucette Culler (Sean), Barrett Albright, Julie Faucette, Courtney Albright (fiancé, Chris Abbott), Christina DeNecochea, and great granddaughter, Annie Grace Albright.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Clarence’s memory may be made to: Westover Church, 505 Muirs Chapel Road, Greensboro, NC 27410 or Hospice & Palliative Care of GSO, 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405.
Professional services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.