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 https://signup.com/go/NKwhrRU 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 https://signup.com/go/ViQVCHQ 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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