TRAVELERS REST, S.C.—Carl Clark, age 73, died on Wednesday, Feb. 3. He was born in Bakersville on Nov. 10, 1947 and lived in Travelers Rest at the time of his death.
Carl, the son of the late Bessie Clark, was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. A true friend to all who had the pleasure of knowing him. Carl was retired from Milliken Corporation. He served as President of the local Lions Club and was a member of the Cooper Lodge No 282.
He was actively involved in his church and loved the Shut-In Ministry that he did weekly at Providence Baptist Church where he was an active Deacon.
He was also an avid gardener and loved to share his fresh fruits and vegetables with family and friends. He had a loving spirit and was always willing to help someone in need. He was loved dearly by his family.
Carl is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Betty Clark; daughter, Sally Clark Garza (Rodney); sons, Wayne Clark (Lorie), Mike Clark (Kelly) and Greg Clark; four grandchildren, Katie Clark, Stephanie Clark, Emily Clark, and Brandon Clark (Laura); sisters, Dixie Cristoforo (Tex) and Georgia Bustle; special nieces, nephews, and cousins; and his Pomeranian dog, Lucy. Carl is preceded in death by his sister, Dessie Herrick.
A private graveside ceremony will be held in Coleman Memorial Cemetery in Travelers Rest. Memorials may be made to Tabernacle Children’s Home at www.tabernaclechildrenshome.org/donate. Thomas McAfee Funeral Home Northwest is assisting the family.