Terry R. Clark
MARSHALL, Mo. – Terry R. Clark, 71, of Marshall, Mo., died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at his home. Memorial services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 27, 2014, at First Christian Church in Marshall with Rev. Loy Hoskins and William W. Harlow, officiating. Burial with full military rites will be held in Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Higginsville. There will be no visitation.
Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church or Show Me Honor Flight in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home.
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Terry was born Aug. 22, 1942, in Fairmont, Minn., son of the late Donald Clark and Ruth Holm Clark. He was a 1960 graduate of Elmore High School in Elmore, Minn., and a 1965 graduate of Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D., where he earned his bachelor of science degree in economics and math. On July 29, 1972, he married Linda Phillips who survives of the home. Terry was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam from 1965-67. Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Minnesota where he managed his father’s business during his illness. From 1968 to 1973, he worked for Cargill Feed as a credit manager, eventually moving to Marshall to serve as a regional credit manager. He had served as president of the National Association of Credit Men in Kansas City. Terry spent the remainder of his career in Marshall where he was a commodity merchandiser, which eventually led him to becoming an executive vice-president of Hahn and Phillips Grease Company until his retirement. He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Marshall until its closing. Terry was an active member of the community and had a passion for helping young people of the community. He was one of four founders of Marshall Soccer League where he served as president, and was a coach, referee, and trainer. He was president of Indian Foothills Swim Team, Indian Foothills Wrestling Club, and served as an officer of the Missouri Youth Wrestling Association. He was also active in the Student In Free Enterprise Club, board member and president of Marshall Chamber of Commerce, Gold Wing Road Riders Association, and the Masonic Lodge. Terry served on various other boards, committees, and major fund raising campaigns for the community.
In addition to his wife, Linda, he is survived by two children, Stacey Smith and husband, Jim of Marshall, and David Clark and wife, Kara of Lawrence, Kan.; five grandchildren, Tyler, Ryan, Malorie, Anniston, and BrynaLynn; two sisters, Peggy Amendt and husband, Dick of Lakefield, Minn., and Sharon Cole and husband, Tom of San Antonio, Texas; his mother-in-law, Betty Phillips of Marshall; as well as nieces and nephews.