Jacob Arnold Clark, age 76, of Alamo, GA passed away at Northside Hospital Cherokee in Canton, GA, on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, after an extended illness.
Jacob was born on Dec. 12, 1945, to the late Astor and Opal Clark. He was dedicated to his family and his community, a loving brother, husband, father, and grandfather who always put others first. He was a valued member of the Alamo United Methodist Church where he served in many capacities, most recently as choir director. He was an electrician with many years of service at Little Ocmulgee EMC.
Jacob loved spending time with his family; cooking for special occasions; especially when time with his grandchildren was included. He was a member of the Singing Revelations, a local group of men that enjoyed sharing gospel music all over the state of Georgia. Jacob loved the game of baseball; spent many hours playing and coaching, sometimes just cheering. He also enjoyed reading Louis L’Amour’s western novels.
He is survived by his daughter: Heather C. Kirby (Todd) of Woodstock; son: Alan J. Clark (Trisha) of Woodstock; grandsons: Carson Boone Kirby and Alexander Jacob Kirby of Woodstock; grand-daughters: Hannah Elizabeth Clark, Ava Grace Clark, and Hailey Anne Clark of Woodstock; brothers: Richard Clark (Kathleen) of Thompson, Clay Clark (Darcy) of Broxton, Tracy Clark (Laura) of Cedar Crossing, and Phil Clark (Wanda) of Statesboro; sisters: Dee Ann McDaniel of Glenwood and Merri Huellemeier of Macon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jacob was preceded in death by his wife: Enid Benton Clark; his parents: Astor Jacob Clark and Opal Virginia Couey Clark; two sisters: Gael Johnson of Alamo and Sandy White of Jacksonville, FL; and a brother: Larry Clark of Jacksonville, FL.
His family will be receiving friends at Towns Funeral Home, Sunday, June 12, 2022, from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, June 13, 2022, at Alamo United Methodist Church with interment following in the Alamo City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alamo United Methodist Church.
Towns Funeral Home of Alamo is in charge of arrangements.