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Clark, Larry L.

Dalton — Larry L. Clark, age 78, of Dalton, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2021, following a period of declining health.
Larry was born on May 1, 1942, in Canton, to the late Kenneth and Georgia (Wetter) Clark, graduated from Perry High School in 1960, and served in the United States Army from 1960 to 1962.  He married Carol Ann Kracker on February 16, 1963, in East Sparta and they enjoyed nearly 58 years together.
He worked as an electrician for over 40 years and was the Field Superintendent for Hilscher-Clarke Electric Company when he retired in 2001.  Larry was a member of IBEW Local #540 and the Eagles Club #190 in Massillon.
Larry’s love and care for his family was first and foremost.  He thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his family, taking vacations and attending the games, meets, musicals, plays, programs and other events in which his children and grandchildren participated.  He loved to laugh, joke and have a good time with his family, many good friends and neighbors.  He greeted anyone he met with a firm handshake and a smile.
Larry had a passion for farming that began in his early childhood on his grandfather’s farm and continued throughout his life as he loved and tended his farm in Dalton for over 40 years.
Surviving are his wife, Carol; three children, Shelly (Mark) Menuez of Wooster, James  Clark of Hilton Head Island, SC, and Gregg Clark of Dalton; four grandchildren, Noah and Logan Menuez, and Marley and Jacey Clark; brother, Kim (Kay) Clark of Malvern; three brothers-in-law, John Kracker of Richville, James (Nancy) Kracker of Richville, and David Barnhouse of Richville; sister-in-law, Ellen Clark of Canton; and many nieces & nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Doyle Clark; and sister-in-law, Jane Barnhouse.
Services will be private, but be live streamed at 3:00 pm on Monday, February 8, 2021, at with Pastor Eric Fairhurst officiating.   Cremation will take place after the service and burial will take place at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville where military rites will be observed.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests memorial contributions may be made to West Hill Baptist Church (Care Ministry), 2241 Mechanicsburg Road , Wooster, OH, 44691, or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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