Kenneth O. Clark


Kenneth O. Clark, 98, of Westernville died Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Bethany Gardens, Rome. He was born July 19, 1919 in Ava, New York the son of Olney and Lois Van Wagonen Clark. He graduated from Boonville High School in 1936. Ken operated a Dairy Farm on Quaker Hill in Ava for 40 years. He also did work as an electrician and repaired small engines. On June 19, 1943 he married Margaret Warcup. She died December 24, 1980. On May 30, 1982 he married Doris Mills Nightingale. She died July 18, 2004. Ken was a member of the North Western United Methodist Church.

He is survived by a stepdaughter, Marlene Rogers and her husband, Jim; a stepson, Lyndon Nightingale; nieces and nephews, Joyce Lyman, Janice and Michael Buneo, Cathy and Harry Carpenter, John and Anne Warcup, Janet Warcup, Gaius (Bear) Fox, JoAnn Allen, Lisa and Amy Bartholomew.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home for Funerals, Inc., 210 W. Court St., Rome. Interment will be in Westernville Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Home for Funerals Monday from 12 to 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the North Western United Methodist Church, 9925 NYS Rt 46 Westernville, NY 13486 or The Boonville Black River Canal Museum, 520 Main Street, Boonville, NY 13309.

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