Jan. 1, 1949 - Nov. 2, 2019

David Grant Clark, 70, Rochester, passed away at 5:11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at home.

He was born on Jan. 1, 1949, to Benjamin Grant and Eda Belle (Pollack) Clark.

David was a 1967 graduate of Chesterton High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1967-1970 during the Vietnam War. David went on to Purdue North Central where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business and played rugby. David married Margaret E. Clark on May 22, 1976, in Crown Point. He had been a longtime member of the VFW, Eagles and American Legion. He was an enthusiastic sports fan spending time coaching and officiating sporting events. He loved his Rochester Zebras and Chicago Bears and White Sox.

David worked in several facets of business including: accounting, IT and insurance. He finished his career in public service as an EMT in Rochester.

David was extremely proud of his children and grandchildren and was the ultimate sports supporter, cheering them on at any sporting event no matter the weather conditions. David was avid reader and history buff, usually reading three books at a time. He enjoyed coffee, lunches and outings with his devoted group of friends.

Survivors include his children, David (Jo) Clark, Rochester, Christina (Gary) Baldwin, Franklin, Kevin (Kelly) Clark, Greenwood, and Elizabeth Clark, Plainfield; grandchildren Abbigail, Grant, Connor, William, Mitchell, Jacob, Joseph and Ella; and brothers Richard and Donald Clark.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Eda Clark.

A celebration of the life of Mr. David Grant Clark will be Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Friends may visit with his family from 4-7 p.m. Thursday and an hour prior to his service Friday at the funeral home. Chaplain Teri White will officiate. Military honors will be accorded by the Fulton County Veterans Honor Guard and the U.S. Army.

Preferred memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Rochester Booster Club, C/O Blake Hardesty, 6746 E. 250 S., Akron, IN 46910. Online expressions of sympathy may be made to his family at www.goodfamilyfh.com.