Everett R. Clark, 71

Everett R. Clark, 71, of York, Pa., also of Fenwick Island, Del., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, in York Hospital. After attending several photography schools, he worked as a professional photographer. Following retirement, he worked in maintenance at the former Wynfield Club and York Township Recreation Center.

Clark was a life member of Victory AA, a member of Dallastown American Legion Post 605, York Township Lions Club, Hawks Gunning Club, Red Lion Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, York Moose Lodge, Goodwill Fire Company of Spry, where he was a past president, 32nd degree Mason with Free and Accepted Masons, York Lodge, and was co-founder of York Township Baseball Team that plays in the Susquehanna League. He also enjoyed bowling at various bowling lanes in the York area and loved spending as much time as possible at his summer retreat in Fenwick Island, Del.

Clark was preceded in death by his parents, Everett R. and Frances (Spruce) Clark; and a grandson, Joshua R. Clark. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Lucreta Z. (Graham) Clark; a son, Mark R. Clark and his wife, Martha, of Spry; a grandson, Michael E. Clark of Red Lion; two great-grandsons, Dylan and Jeremiah Clark of Red Lion; a father-in-law, Lloyd G. Graham of Red Lion; and a sister-in-law, Betty M. Saylor of Windsor.

A celebration of life tribute service will be held at noon on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at Otterbein United Methodist Church of Spry, 50 School Street, York, Pa., where friends and family may call from 11 a.m. to noon. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to York Co. SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, PA 17406; or to York Rescue Mission, 367 West Market St., York, PA 17401.