Kenneth Clark

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Daily Press
September 24, 1991


HAMPTON – Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Kenneth A. Clark, 70, a veteran of three wars, died Sunday, Sept. 22.

Col. Clark retired as chief procurement officer at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., in 1975 after 33 years of military service. He served as a pilot in the Army Air Force during World War II and flew with the Air Force during the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He received many decorations, including two Commendation Medals with oak leaf clusters.

A Peninsula resident for 23 years, he was a native of Attleboro, Mass. Col. Clark graduated in 1950 from Brown University with a degree in economics. He was a member of the Chapel of the Centurion at Fort Monroe and the Air Froce World Golf Team.

Survived by his wife, Ruth L. Clark; a daughter, Dale L. Gordon of Fairfield, Calif.; two sons, Kenneth S. Clark of Lanexa and Jeffrey D. Clark of Fairfield; two sisters, Glenna Cruff and Barbara Allen of Attleboro; and three grandchildren.

Visitation from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Peninsula Funeral Home, Newport News. Funeral at 11 a.m. Thursday at Chapel of the Centurion by Chaplain Richard H. Holley. Burial in Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton.

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