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William Ray Clark

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William Ray Clark

Sept. 16, 2007

William Ray Clark, 89, died at his home in Newport News, Va. on Sept. 16. A native of Lynnville, he was a Newport News resident for the past 55 years. He was the owner of Ray's Land Clearing & Landscaping and was a pig farmer after retirement. Ray was a Church of Christ member. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 58 years, Katherine Cavnar Clark; his daughter, Edna Ray Meade; his son-in-law, Doug Johnson; and his brother, Frank Clark.

He is survived by his son, Clarence (Janet) Clark; three daughters, Barbara (Leon) Rose, Hazel (Paul) Fisher and Frances Johnson; his son-in-law, Jerry Meade; seven grandchildren, Norman Ray Derreberry, Sara McLaughlin and her husband Buck, Shawna Meade, Amy Lodge, Shannon Meade, Ian Clark, and Derek Clark; and four great grandchildren, Brandon Lodge, Ian McLaughlin, William McLaughlin, and Savana McLaughlin. He is also survived by his brother, Wilburn Clark, and sister, Virginia Boatright of Tennessee.