Hal R. Clark, 71, of Saybrook, Illinois, passed away at 1:47 P.M., Sunday, June, 18, 2017 at Gibson City Area Hospital, Gibson City, Illinois. Visitation will be from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M., Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Saybrook, Illinois. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Wayne Giermann officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Saybrook, Illinois. Memorial donations may be made to the Gibson City Area Ambulance.
Hal was born April 16, 1946, a son of Eugene and Edith Miller Clark. He married Barbara Taylor on November 13, 1966. She survives.
Surviving are three sons, David (Ashley Simpsen) Clark of Farmer City, Illinois; Jason (Dakota) Clark of Saybrook, Illinois; Lucas Clark of Saybrook, Illinois; seven grandchildren, Amara; Jaron; Wesley; Austin; Trevor; Rocco Clark; Leona Rodriguez; two brothers, Warren (Charlotte) Clark and Mark (Peggy) Clark of Saybrook, Illinois; two sisters, Connie Key of Georgia and Marian (Kenneth) Morgan of LeRoy, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Marilyn, Lila and Donna.
Hal was an Army veteran, a great brother, husband, father and grandfather. He loved his faithful companion, Polar. He was a Ford man and a diesel mechanic for over 40 years. He will be dearly missed by all that knew him.