Christopher Dale Clark, 43, died peacefully on Monday, September 13, 2021.
Chris was born on December 14, 1977 in Elizabethtown, KY to the late Danny Clark and Carmela Berkley.
Chris proudly joined the U.S. Army in 2007 as a Helicopter Hydraulics Specialist. He heroically served in Iraq, where he received a non-combat related disability while deployed in a combat zone. He was honorably discharged in 2011.
While stationed at Hunter Army Airfield, Chris met, fell in love with, and married his best friend, Valerie Beshear Clark. His true passion was his family.
Chris was the proud father of Savanah. Chris and Savanah shared a beautiful relationship. Chris could often be overheard bragging about Savanah and how proud he was to be her father.
Chris touched so many lives, whether it be through kindness or laughter. He had the biggest heart and a great love for St. Louis Cardinal baseball.. He had a wonderful sense of humor and easily made friends with strangers.
In addition to his father Danny, Chris is predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Charlie and Laurine Clark; maternal grandparents, Cercie Berkley, Sr. and Irene Berkley; and close friend, Randy C. French.
Chris leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Valerie Clark; daughter, Savanah Clark; mother, Carmela Berkley; sister, Jennie; brother-in-law, Thomas Riney; and nieces, Cynthia McManus and Allyssa Buchanan.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 17, 2021 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.
Graveside service with military honors will be held at 12:00 noon on Monday, September 20, 2021 in Beaufort National Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Bruner, Wendel Logue, Ryan McElligot, Thomas Riney, Richard Ingram, and Kenneth Thompson.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made in Chris's honor to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.
So sorry for your loss, prayers to you and the family.
- vicki i collier, Carol Stream, IL
So sorry! You all are in my thoughts.
- MARK MCGUFFEY, Taylorsville, KY
Chris is remembered as such a good soul. He provided great service to our country and will certainly be missed. A donation will be made as requested to the "Wounded Warrior Project." Your family is in our thoughts.
- Don Buchanan & Family, Lady Lake , FL
Our deepest heartfelt condolences, Chris always had something funny to say. He will be greatly missed. Prayers for your family.
- Jerry Worsham and family, Brunswick, Ga
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
- 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Fri, September 17, 2021
- Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (map)
Savannah GA 31406
- Graveside Service
- 12:00 p.m. on Mon, September 20, 2021
- Beaufort National Cemetery
1601 Boundary Street (map)
Beaufort SC 29902