Cecil Lee Clark, Sr., 81, of Ash Flat, Arkansas, passed away, Sunday, November 22, 2020 at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Arkansas.
He was born in McLeansboro, Illinois on May 21, 1939, son of the late Raymond Harley and Ella Mae (Dirickson) Clark. Cecil spent his life as a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, and friend. He served our country in the United States Navy. Cecil was united in marriage to Brenda Doss on July 15, 1970 in Humbolt, Tennessee. During his working years, Cecil was a truck driver. Cecil enjoyed drinking coffee, watching John Wayne movies, trucks, and driving trucks. He loved his family very much and always enjoyed his time with them. Cecil loved the Lord and attended church at Solid Rock Assembly of God in Viola, Arkansas.
Cecil is survived by his wife, Brenda Clark of Ash Flat, Arkansas; daughters, Deborah Cross and husband David of Dahlgren, Illinois, Shelia Eubanks of Salem, Arkansas, Sandra Self of Salem, Arkansas and Susan Burk and husband Joe of Glencoe, Arkansas and Holly Butlett; sons, Robert Clark and wife LaVonda of Ash Flat, Arkansas, Raymond Clark and wife Beverly of Sitka, Arkansas and Cecil Clark, Jr. of California; grandchildren, James Cross, Tonya Cross, Stephan Eubanks, Brittany Akins, Felicity Wilkes, Alisha Shetrone, Brandi Clark, Raymond Clark, Jr. and Braxton Clark; several great grandchildren and sisters, Mary Bomley of Paradise, Texas, Edith Desponett and husband Harold of Leon, Illinois, Kathey Slotrom and husband Al of DeKlab, Illinois, Cindy Knudson of DeKlab, Illinois and Ella Jean Hector of Paris, Tennessee.
He was preceded in death by his son, Cecil Clark, III; parents, Raymond and Ella Clark and sister, Ruby Sauceman.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 25, 2020 beginning at 1:00 PM with Bro. Jackie Pickett officiating at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses, Doty Family Funeral Service, PO Box 395, Salem, Arkansas 72576.
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas.