PONTOTOC – Donald Gean Clark, 64, died Saturday, Feb. 23, at his home. He was born April 21, 1948, in Chickasaw County, to Virt and Vera Bailey Clark. He graduated in 1971 for the University of Mississippi. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Pontotoc. He retired from a career in business and industry. He was a avid Ole Miss Rebel fan and enjoyed sports, outdoors, gardening and spending time with family.He was a devoted husband, father, leader and friend to all. He was a man of conviction and principle who lived each day with a warmth that belied his toughness.
Service is at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc, with Kenneth Corley and Dr. Bryan Scarbrough officiating. Interment is at Poplar Springs in Vardaman.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Dr. Miriam Burt Clark of Pontotoc; sons, Don Clark Jr. of Germantown and Wes Clark of Hattiesburg; brother, James E. Clark (Glenda) of Houston; sister, Childa (Fred) Stevens of Okolona; nephews, Robert and Edward Clark, James and Michael Alexander; niece, Charlsie Burt Alexander; and special caregivers, Margaret and Brenda.
He was preceded in death by his son, John Martin Clark; and his parents.
Pallbearers are Q.T. Tuor Jr., James Ray Morrison, Robert Clark, Justin Brantley, Edward Clark and Vance Austin.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.