Mr. Thomas Edward Clark passed away after a long illness on Saturday, April 3, 2021. He was 91 years of age.
A native Savannahian, Mr. Clark was born to John Raleigh Clark and Nellie Womack Clark. He was a graduate of Savannah High School and attended Armstrong College. Mr. Clark served honorably in the United States Navy and retired from the United States Navy Reserve at the rank of Chief Petty Officer.
Mr. Clark was a member of Calvary Baptist Temple. He was also a retired employee of Georgia Ports Authority, and he participated in a number of service and fraternal clubs including the Exchange Club of Savannah, the Elks, the Fleet Reserve Association, and Christian Businessmen. He enjoyed working, gardening, boating, fishing, and traveling. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.
Mr. Clark is preceded in death by Mrs. Elizabeth Lucille Irish Clark, his wife of 68 years. He is survived by his son John Steffens Clark, his daughter-in-law Sarah-Martha Todd Clark, and his niece Stephanie Leigh Irish, all of Savannah; his nephew Roland Tee Irish III of Columbia, South Carolina, and three sisters: Deborah Clark Lanier of Fort Pierce, Florida, Frances Clark Mustakas of Alpharetta, Georgia, and Virginia Clark Yarber of Statesboro, Georgia. He is also survived by many beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Thomas Edward Clark was a patriot and a gentleman.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, a private interment service will take place in Greenwich Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Calvary Baptist Temple.
- Sandra Guritz, Atlanta, GA
So sorry to hear about Ed. I always enjoyed talking with him. I know y’all will miss him dearly. Love prayers and blessings to you
- Donna Clark Piper, Tybee Island, GA
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
- A Private Service Will Be Held