R.L. (Ray) Lewis Clark, age 55, of Moberly, MO, passed away at home, surrounded by family, after a short battle with cancer, on August 26, 2022.
R.L. was born on May 27, 1967, in Pennsylvania, to Raymond and Sandra Mae (Smith) Clark, Sr. He attended Moberly High School and worked in the Moberly area for thirty-five plus years as a self-employed contractor.
He enjoyed many family gatherings, and outdoor events, such as fishing, horseback riding, bull riding, motocross, car races, hunting, wood working, retail shopping and weekly dinners out with family. His family will always remember him for his funny mannerisms, his creative abilities, and his wonderful personality. He was very much a family-oriented man.
Lara’s favorite memory is when she was 12 years old and rounding up cattle and riding horses with her dad. Zac remembers many days of going fishing together, hunting, riding motocross and working construction together. Shantanah fondly remembers late night snack runs, watching movies and their special dad-daughter talks.
R.L is preceded in death by his father, Raymond Clark Sr., and father-in-law, Wayne Johnston.
R.L. is survived by his wife, Melissa, of Moberly, MO, his mother, Sandra Charlton, of Hannibal, MO, his daughter, Lara Clark, Sherman, TX, step-son, Zac Johnston, Sturgeon, MO, daughter, Shantanah Clark (Ryan Albright), Moberly, MO, grandchildren, Dory, Kylie, and Mya, Sherman, TX, and Colton Lutz, Madison, MO, sister, Vicky (David) Moore, Texas, and brother, Kevin Clark, Wisconsin, other family members, Barbara Davis, Sturgeon, MO, Michelle (David) Gerike, Madison, MO, Michael Johnston (Amanda Kline) Callao, MO, Marcus Johnston, Moberly, MO, Mackenzie Riley (Jessica Wamsley), Moberly, MO and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, friends and co-workers.
A visitation service celebrating R.L.’s life will be held on September 9, 2022, from 5-8 pm at Zion Lutheran Fellowship Hall, 1075 East Urbandale Drive, Moberly, MO. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pathway-Millard Family Funeral Chapel in Moberly, MO to help with funeral costs.
Arrangements are under the direction of PATHWAY-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 411 Union Avenue, Moberly, Missouri 65270 (660) 263-7284. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.pathwaymemorial.com.