IN MEMORIAM: BHS
CLASS '54 CLASSMATE
WALTER P. CLARK,
Walter P. Walter P. Clark, Jr. 67, of Gilbert, AZ passed away December 12, 2003. He was born in Freeman, WV on July 1, 1936 to Walter P. and Mollie Clark. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA in 1964 with an Industrial Arts Degree. After years of teaching and working in the electronic industry, he moved his family to Gilbert, AZ in 1976. He joined the Salt River Project group in 1977 where he retired in May 2002 after 25 years of service.
Walter found his passion in those years in the art of "laser leveling of land". He started a business in this field and it grew rapidly. Many residents in the East Valley either knew him as "Walt" or "The guy driving the John Deere tractor with a long train of attachments following". He loved that tractor and work.
Survived by his wife of 43 years Rowellyn, son Michael Clark, daughters Cathy (Scott) Ollendick, Susan (Andy) Silvas and grandchildren Robert Clark, Marisa Silvas, Justen Ollendick, Samantha Ollendick, Sydney Ollendick and Vincent Silvas; as well as close family member Brian Knutson, his sole surviving sibling Molly Gross of VA, and foster sister Sally Wilkerson of Kentucky. He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Walter Samuel and James E. Clark.
Published in the Arizona Republic on 12/14/2003.
Walter Clark, BHS Class '54
"They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.
- Laurence Binyon
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