American Veteran 01

William "Bill" Gowen Clark

November 21, 1945 ~ August 26, 2021 (age 75) 75 Years Old


Major William “Bill” Gowen Clark United States Air Force Retired, 75 of Clarksburg passed away on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at his residence with family by his side.

Bill was born November 21, 1945 in Rochester, NY, son of the late William Gowen and Marjorie Crumb Clark.

Bill graduated from Palmyra High School, Class of 1963, he went on to receive his Bachelors from University of Rochester, Masters and his Doctorate from University of Kansas in Physical Chemistry. He retired from the United States Air Force serving his country during Vietnam and Desert Storm. He retired to his piece of almost heaven, West Virginia where he enjoyed hobby farming, woodworking and forestry. He spent his days cheering on the New York Giants.  

Bill is survived by his wife of forty seven years, Lynda Ann Novak Clark; four children, Michael Clark and Yolanda, Manassas, VA, David Clark, and Inez Fiorito, Red Lion, PA, William Gowen Clark and Edna, Clarksburg, Carin Clark and Jason Brown, Huntington; eight grandchildren, Melissa, Benjamin and Aurora, Alexis, Susanna, Christopher, Pauline, Samantha, and William; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by two brothers, Peter Clark and John Clark.

A graveside service will be held at the WV National Cemetery on Monday, September 6, 2021 at 9:00 AM with full military honors accorded by the Harrison County Honor Guard and the United State Air Force Honor Guard. Online condolences can be made on Davis Funeral Home is honored to serve the Clark Family.   

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Graveside Service
September 6, 2021

9:00 AM
WV National Cemetery
42 Veterans Memorial Ln
Grafton, WV 26354


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