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Harlan Clark, Jr.

September 30, 1946 — December 16, 2022

Mr. Harlan Clark, Jr. born September 30, 1946 departed this life on Friday, December 16, 2022 at the Mary Breckinridge-ARH Hospital, Hyden, KY. He was 76 years old.  Jr. was born at Yeaddiss, Ky., the son of the late Harlan Clark & Judy Coots. Harlan was a retired employee of the Leslie Co. Board of Education in the Maintenance Department.  He assisted his sons in the family car business, Clark's Auto Sales after retirement.  Jr. was a devoted member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, Yeaddiss, Ky.  He had a variety of interest and hobbies; bee keeping, gardening, canning, deer hunting fishing, ginsenging, caring for his livestock & working at his sons auto sales  and greeting people. He was a true outdoorsman.  The family stated he enjoyed a really strong cup of coffee and kept his house temperature very hot. Jr's greatest joy in life came from being involved of the lives of his children and grandchidren.  Harlan Clark, Jr., was preceded in death by his parents; Harlan Clark & Judy Coots Clark, sisters; Jewleen, Teresa, Melda, Linda Sue, Helen, Joyce, brothers, John Clark, Ray Clark & Lonnie Clark.  Mr. Harlan Clark, Jr., leaves the following relatives surviving, loving companion, Rita Coots, mother of children, Louise Clark, beloved sons, Richard Clark & Deborah of London, Ky., Junior Ray Clark and Lois of Smilax, Ky., Glenn Clark and Wanda of London, Ky., Randall Clark & Rebecca of Smilax, Ky., cherished daughters, Norma Pennington and Rodney of Smilax, Ky., Judy Marie Turner and Doug of Smilax, Ky., Collyn Coots whom he loved and raised as his own son, Rita's children. Brian Coots, Clarence Coots, brothers, Ronald Clark, Donald Clark and Sue of Yeaddiss, Ky., sisters, Imogene Turner of Hyden, Ky., Phyllis Adams of Berea, Ky., Brenda Williams of Harlan, Ky., 22 treasured grandchildren, Scottie, Patricia, Ronnie Allen, Elizabeth, Leanna, Amber, Nathan, Brianna, Hunter, Isabella, Aleah, Olivia, Aaron, Samuel, Paul, Allyson, Makayla, Brooklyn, Brianna, Kaitlyn, Zachary & Dakota 14 treasured, great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

TIME AND PLACE OF FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 p.m. - Tuesday - December 20, 2022 at the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, Yeaddiss, Ky.

OFFICIATING MINISTERS: Rev. Donald Kilburn & Rev. Billy Joe Lewis

TIME AND PLACE OF VISITATION: 6-9 p.m. - Monday - December 19, 2022 at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home and from 12 noon until the funeral hour at 2:00 p.m. - Tuesday - December 20, 2022 at the Church

PLACE OF INTERMENT: Clark Family Cemetery, Rock Branch, Yeaddiss, Ky.

PALLBEARERS: Richard Clark, Junior Ray Clark, Randal Clark, Glenn Clark, Rodney Pennington, Collyn Coots, Clarence Wayne Coots & Brian Coots

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