The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

June 7, 2013

Elwood Clark


Star Beacon

GENEVA — Elwood “Bud” Clark, age 81, of Geneva, Ohio, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013, at his residence.

Born June 9, 1931, in Boswell, Pa., he was a son of Blanche (Stillwagon) and William Clark. He married Shirley Martell in Maryland on Sept. 2, 1950.

Bud was the Owner/Operator of the Pure Oil Station in Geneva, and had also worked for Diamond Alkalai and owned State Road Auto Body in Ashtabula. For a short time, he performed for the circus as a fire eater and laid on a bed of nails.

Bud loved country music and enjoyed playing the guitar.

He is survived by his sons, William (Cheryl) Clark of Ashtabula and Dale “Butch” Spory of Pennsylvania; daughters, Pamela Larrison of Geneva, Karen Ice of Tennessee, and Luci (Bud) Pelton of Ashtabula; long-time beloved friend, Daisy Conrad of Geneva; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth of Boswell, Pa.; and half-brothers, Coke and Dave Fish, both of Akron.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Clark; infant son, Richard Allen Clark; his parents; and brothers, Kenneth and Jim.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 9th, at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 175 S. Broadway, Geneva.

There will be a Funeral Service for Bud at 5 p.m. Final resting place will be Evergreen Cemetery in Geneva.

Obituary and condolences at www.behmfuneral.com and starbeacon.com.