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Danny Joe Clark

Danny Joe Clark, 64, of Moberly, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at his home. Danny was born October 16, 1952 to the late Walter B. and Bonnie M. (Fielding) Clark in Marshall, Missouri. He served his Country in the United States Marine Corps and then the National Guard where he retired as a first sergeant. He also worked as a case worker for the prison for over twenty years and retired from there in 2012. He was an avid card player, a Netflix connoisseur, and enjoyed reading. His grandchildren were very special to him and he loved being “Grandpa Danny”. After a life of service, he was enjoying his retirement doing nothing, where every day is Saturday, and traveling to places like Jamaica and visiting civil war battle sites. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters: Donna Sullivan, Brenda Buck, Judy Clark; and brother, Dub Clark. Survivors include his sons: Dan Clark of Moberly, Missouri, Steve Clark and wife Jamie of Columbia, Missouri; daughter, Laura Meyers and husband Daniel of Wichita, Kansas; longtime companion & traveling partner, Nancy Pancoast of Moberly, Missouri; brother, Jerry Clark and wife Sandra of Washington State; 5 grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and his first wife and mother of his children, Patty Clark of Cairo, Missouri. Per Danny’s request there will be no services at this time. The family will shortly have a private celebration of life. Inurnment will take place at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at a later date with Military Honors under the direction of Million Taylor Funeral Homes of Moberly. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family asks that memorial donations be made to the Missouri Veterans Home, 1 Veterans Dr, Mexico, Missouri 65265. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Danny Joe Clark please visit our Sympathy Store.

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So sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers are with your family. Jim & Debbie Grotewiel and gang.

Debbie Grotewiel May 21 2017 12:00 AM

Danny, always thought world of you, always will! They don't make them like you anymore! Heaven celebrates you coming home and we WILL see you one day, never to part again. You left a legacy of love and service, that will keep you with us. Thank you for all you taught me, for always having my "6". After all, I wouldn't have baked just anybody a German Chocolate cake, slip on ice, sliding under a car, and not drop the cake! Will NEVER forget you rescuing the cake, then helping me out from under the car. Your hearty laugh and dynamite sense of humor, made you easy to love brother. Prayers and love to your beautiful family.

Annie Simar May 20 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear this sad and unexpected news. Take care all.

Kayla Todd May 19 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Danny Clark

Crissy Staton May 19 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Danny Clark

T Phillips May 18 2017 12:00 AM

He gave his unit friendship and brotherhood and his soldiers became that reflection. Still taking care of soldiers even in death what a tribute to the man he had become

T Phillips May 18 2017 12:00 AM

Danny was one of the good guys - a true friend one could count on in good times and bad. He is gone too soon and will be sorely missed. Rest in sweet peace, friend.

Lori Wagaman May 18 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss, many thanks for your service Danny. Laura, I know you and your brothers have many memories to treasure. May you find comfort in them. Carolyn Underwood

Carolyn Roberts Underwood May 18 2017 12:00 AM

Thank you for serving our country. Sending prayers for the family. RIP God Bless!

sherry gumm May 18 2017 12:00 AM

"Great leadership usually starts with a willing heart, a positive attitude and a desire to make a difference." It was a honor to work with you 1SG Clark. I will miss playing WWF with you, your wisdom, jokes and friendship. May prayers and thoughts are with the family.

Kerri McGovern May 18 2017 12:00 AM

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