Paul Edwin Clark, 67
Paul Edwin Clark, 67, of Gumboro, Del., passed away, surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, March 26, 2012, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md.
Born May 1, 1944, in Ocean City, Md., Clark proudly served his country as a member of both the Delaware National Guard and the Ocean Pines Police Department. He also worked for 33 years for the J. Conn Scott Company in Selbyville, Del. He loved sports, pitched on a ball team and enjoyed yard work. Clark was remembered as a devoted family man who helped raise three special children, whom he and his wife took in as their own. Together, he and his wife were considered the unofficial “foster grandparents” to all the Gumboro community.
Clark was preceded in death by his parents, William and Jennifer Hudson Clark. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Lorraine Elliott Clark; daughter, Kimberly Clark; three special “adopted” family members, Brandon Mitchell, Melissa Collins and Holly Hammond; a sister, Mary Hall of Williamsville; and three brothers, Tommy Clark of Berlin; Levin Clark Sr. of Selbyville and Charles Clark of Selbyville.
A funeral service and celebration of Clark’s life were scheduled for March 31, 2012, at Watson Funeral Home, with interment at Carey’s Cemetery, both in Millsboro, Del. Floral arrangements are welcome, or memorial contributions may be made to Joshua House Ministries; 38140 Millsboro Hwy.; Millsboro, DE 19966.