Obituary for William "Bill" Clark
Funeral service for William J. "Bill" Clark will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Vondel L. Smith Mortuary @ South Lakes, 4000 S. W. 119th Oklahoma City, OK 73173.
Visitation will be held on Monday December 18, 2017 from 4-8 PM with the family present at the funeral home from 6-8 PM to greet friends.
Bill was a longtime supporter of St. Jude Children's Hospital & the family suggests memorials be made to the hospital at https://www.stjude.org
Bill, 65, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at his home following a lengthy illness, with his wife at his side. He was born in San Jose, CA on November 10, 1952 to Joseph L. & Elizabeth W. Clark. He was raised in Fremont, CA graduating from Irvington High School. Following graduation, he immediately began working in the carpentry & construction field. On February 10, 1973 he married Kathy Elliott and together they enjoyed 44 years of marriage. Together they owned & operated Quality Construction in Fairfield, CA, & then in 1996 he along with his family moved to Oklahoma City where he continued in the construction business establishing Skyview Homes along with his wife until 2011 when he joined BNSF Railroad where he worked as a truck driver.
First & foremost, Bill loved his family & was a doting "Papa" always looking forward to time well spent together cherishing every moment. In his spare time, he was always finding something that needed done, he was known to his family as the "Energizer Bunny" because he was always working numerous projects.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; one infant brother Jerry.
He is survived by his wife Kathy;
3 daughters Danielle Cox & husband Micah;
Nicole Leyva & husband John;
Alicia Clark & fiancé’ Matthew Hodgkinson
3 Brothers; James, Donald & Lewis Clark
1 Sister; JoNell Kern
5 Grandchildren; Braxton, Damien, Adalyn, Callie,& Ryian