John Clark

Cottage Hills | Saturday, August 5 2023 |

John William Clark, 89, died at 4:54 p.m. Saturday, August 5, 2023, at his home in Cottage Hills. Born February 17, 1934, in Wood River, he was the son of Roy C. and Hannah (Sattlemeir) Clark. Mr. Clark served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He retired as a mechanic from Drake Tire Company. On August 2, 1958, he married the former Connie J. Binning in Alton. She survives. 

 Also surviving is a daughter, Selena Sue Eads of Cottage Hills, three sons, William Clyde Clark (Linda) of Bunker Hill, Terry Lee Clark (Julie) of Evansville, IN, and Richard Wayne Clark (Dyann) of Leander, TX, nine grandchildren, Jon Chester, Ashlea Eads, Danielle Eads, Erin Davis, Amanda Clark, Kristina Welch, Kevin Clark, Kelly Clark and Mallory Clark, eight great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Norma Lehenbauar of Poplar Bluff, MO, and Veta Baker of Doniphan, MO. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Cletus, Leroy “Bud”, and Freddie Clark, and a sister, Betty Sipes. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice. Gent Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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