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Obituary: Floyd Watson Clark, Jr.; Nashville


Floyd Watson Clark, Jr., 63, of Nashville, Ark., passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017 in Little Rock, Ark.

He was born on Jan. 12, 1954 in Nashville, Ark., the son of the late Floyd Watson Clark, Sr. and Anita (Marshall) Clark.

Floyd was an optimistic person with a positive attitude who loved people. He was a leader, an encourager and a servant. He was able to combine these talents to enjoy a successful career with Farm Bureau Insurance for many years. One of his other passions was working on his farm; tending to Brangus cattle, peach trees and a summer garden.  He was an avid quail, turkey and deer hunter, and even became fascinated with bear hunting later in life. He enjoyed the fellowship and camaraderie of deer camp even more than the hunt.

He was a proud Scrapper multi-sport athlete and Harding Bison football player. He served as the President of several organizations including the Arkansas Junior Brangus Breeders’ Association, the Briar Ridge Camp hunting club, the Nashville and Mena Chambers of Commerce, and the Nashville and Mena Rotary Clubs. He was a member of the Mena Lions Club, was a Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow and a member of the Harding University President’s Council. More than his hobbies and professional accomplishments, Floyd valued meeting people and making friends. He made friends everywhere he went and he had a knack for making each of them feel like they were his best friend.

He was a born-again Christian and a member of Sunset Church of Christ where he served for many years as a Bible class teacher and preacher. His highest honor was serving as an elder for the congregation for several years. 

He is preceded in death by his father, Floyd W. Clark, Sr.

He is survived by his wife, Coleen Clark of Mena, Ark.; his mother, Anita Pearl Clark of Nashville, Ark.; one son, Trey Clark and his wife, Carmen, of El Dorado, Ark.; two daughters – Leah Colley and husband, Bubba, of Texarkana, Ark., and Lauren McCullough and husband, Warren, of Little Rock, Ark.; two sisters, Phyllis Marie Honea and husband, Howard, of Nashville, Ark., and Carol Ann Bowman and husband, Johnny, of Nashville, Ark.; and eight grandchildren – Ava, Isabel, Sophia and Will Clark, Brett, Zoe and Gabby Lovelis, and B.J. Colley; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

Visitation was at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Latimer Funeral Home Nashville.

Memorial services were at 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2017 at Sunset Church of Christ in Nashville. Graveside services were held at Corinth Cemetery under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Children’s Homes, Inc. at www.childrenshomes.org or CARTI at www.carti.com.  

You may send an online sympathy message at www.latimerfuneralhome.com.

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