Larry W. Clark

January 30, 1956 ~ September 2, 2020 (age 64)


Larry W. Clark, 64 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at his home following a two year illness.

He was born January 30, 1956 in Toledo, Ohio.  Larry was a lifetime resident of Lorain County, graduating from Elyria High School with the class of 1974. 

Larry was a very hard working man.  He was employed as a security guard and worked in the  maintenance department at University Hospital-Elyria Medical Center.  Larry was also employed as a part time police officer in LaGrange. He was a devout Christian and enjoyed studying his Bible.  Larry raised and trained two horses and loved horseback riding with his wife Sally.  He enjoyed Karate and earned the rank of a 3rd. degree black belt and taught karate in Vermilion.

Survivors include his wife of forty-three years Sally Clark (nee: Horsley); his siblings Eddy Clark (Daphne) of Tennessee and Dena Black (Chuck) of Wellington.

He was preceded in death by his parents Edward E. and Lorene Clark (nee: Smith).

Public visitation for family and friends will be held Tuesday, September 8,2020,  in the morning by reservation at  or by calling 440-988-4451 during business hours 9-5:00 pm, at Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst, Ohio.  Limited public funeral for family and friends will be held Tuesday afternoon by reservation or by calling 440-988-4451 during business hours 9 - 5:00 pm. at  at Hempel Funeral Home. Pastor Bob Wickens of Church of the Open Door, will officiate.  Burial will take place at Crownhill Cemetery, Amherst.

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