William J. Clark, 74, of Fultonville passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving family.
Born on February 26, 1942, in Manhattan, New York, he was a son of the late Harry and Elizabeth Healy Clark. Bill moved to the area in 1975 and was a graduate of Schyler High School. After 25 years of service to his community, Bill proudly retired from the Albany Fire Dept. as senior Fire Investigator
Bill was a proud Veteran of the United States Army, serving his country from 1959 to1962. He was assigned to Chemical Corps Headquarters, U.S. Seventh Army in Stuttgart, Germany, as Specialist E5 Administrative Clerk. Bill was a member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge #2507, in Esperance for the past 50 years. He was also a member of the Loyal Order of Moose in Bullhead City, Arizona, Lodge #1860, for 6 years.
Survivors include his beloved companion of 25 years, Mary E. Case of Johnstown, and his son, James P. Clark of Colonie.
It was Bill’s wishes that there be no formal calling hours or services. He will be laid to rest at Memory Gardens Memorial Park in Albany. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Jackson & Betz Funeral Home, 15 Main Street, Fultonville. Condolences to the family may be made online at www.brbsfuneral.com.