Russell Clark passed away March 3, 2019 at the Neighborhoods by Tiger Place Skilled Nursing Home in Columbia, Mo. after a long battle with cancer.
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Russell was born August 12, 1949 in Mercer County, the youngest son of Clare V. Clark and Viva C. (Scott) Clark.
Russell received his education in Mercer county and graduated from high school in Princeton Mo. and then, went into the Navy in 1969 during the Vietnam war. He received 2 bronze stars while he was in the service.
Russell is survived by his three daughters, Heather Ocker and husband Greg, of Exline Ia. Misty Day and husband Kevin, of Fair Play, Mo. and Allyson Smith of Centerville, Ia. Charles Miller honorary son; nine grandchildren, Danyell Skinner and husband Caleb, Murl White, Raymond White, Samuel Ocker, Jordon Day, Kami Day, Ramsey Day, Lily McAlister and Drew McAlister of Milan, Mo; three great grandchildren Raylin , Rhett and Remington Skinner.
He was preceded in death by his father Clare Clark his mother Viva, his brothers Richard Clark and Roger Clark; sister, Reta Clark, one niece, Retta Clark.
Russell's passion was working with his bulldozer, to hunt, fish and find arrow heads and helping friends, and the owner of Russ’s Saloon in Unionville. Missouri.
Visitation will be Friday March 8, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at A Simplified Funeral Solutions in Green Castle, Mo.
A graveside services with military honors will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday March 9, 2019 at Fairley Cemetery in Princeton, Missouri.