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Ralph E. Clark

U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War

Published: July 23, 2014 12:00 AM

Ralph E. Clark, 74, of Streetsboro, died July 14, 2014.

Born Sept. 8, 1939 in Brecksville to Chancey F. and Carrie E. (Zimmerman) Clark, Mr. Clark was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, a truck driver for Yellow Freight in Richfield, a member of the Northfield Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 6768 and Streetsboro American Legion No. 685.

Mr. Clark is survived by his daughters Debbie Romese of Goodlettsville, Tenn., Liz Prochaska of Streetsboro and Denise (Larry) Kollert of Mesa, Ariz.; son Michael (Kim) Clark of Brunswick; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters Evelyn Vandeven of North Royalton, Janice Clark and Phyllis Kohler, both of Brookpark, and Linda Johnston of Cleveland; and brothers Russell Clark of Brecksville and James Clark of Cleveland.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; Virginia in 2005; son George Clark; son-in-law James Romese; four sisters; and two brothers.

Funeral services were July 19 at the Shorts Spicer Crislip funeral home with The Rev. Dave McClellan officiating. Interment followed in Crown Hill Cemetery in Twinsburg.

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