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Clyde Warren Clark

September 22, 1936 — June 30, 2021

Mr. Clyde Warren Clark, 84, was born to the union of the Rev. Jessie D. and Irma (Lutter) Clark on Sept. 22, 1936, in Champaign, Illinois. They both preceded him in death. He was joined in Holy Matrimony to Isola Newbill in 1957 in Chicago. They relocated to Indianapolis in 1966 from Champaign. Clyde was a U.S. Air Force veteran where he served as an aircraft electrical technician. He was employed by the Chrysler Corporation Casting Division, a contributing member of UAW Local 1166, where he was the Civil Rights Committeeman. Clyde also was a lifetime member of the American Legion, serving at both the American Legion Post No. 177, American Legion Post No. 6, a member of the V.F.W., Howard County Civil Defense, Sportsman's Club, Backyard Gang Social Club and the Chrysler Bowling League. Mr. Clark received the title "The Mayor of Baton Rouge" by his loved ones. Clyde loved singing for loved ones and in church, and will be remembered for his melodious tenor voice. Clyde's memories will be treasured not only by his loving wife but also his sons, Timothy W. and Jesse D. Clark, both of Kokomo; and daughter, Helen M. Clark, also of Kokomo. Clyde's sisters-in-law are Gloriette Newbill, Kokomo, Lucille and Joan Clark, Urbana, Illinois, and Lois Clark, Chicago. He also has one brother-in-law by the name of the Rev. Othell Newbill (Barbara), Glendale, Arizona. His loving grandchildren are Jesse Jr., Phoenix, Arizona, Anthony (Trish), Covington, Georgia, Tiffany Elmore, Gilbert, Arizona, Tim Jr. (Jessica), Kalamazoo, Michigan, Jessica M., Loxley, Alabama, Jonathan (Victoria), Kokomo, Huston Clark, Richmond, Indiana, and Olivia, also of Kokomo. He has 18 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. A special appreciation on behalf of the Clark family goes to Dr. Baikadi Ravindra, MD; Dr. Anil K. Ranginani, MD, MBBS; Dr. John Koscica, MD; and Elara Carine Home Health. A Celebration of Life will be held at Second Missionary Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, 2021, with a visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pastor, the Rev. Dr. William J. Smith Jr. will officiate with the Rev. Othell Newbill eulogizing. Final interment will be in Sunset Memory Garden. Services of comfort provided by Bluitt and Son Funeral Home. NOTE: **masks will be required for all attendees.** To WATCH LIVE CLICK HERE!
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