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Ronald Floyd Clark

December 7, 1933 - January 26, 2018

Ronald F. Clark passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018. Ron was born on December 7, 1933, to Mary Luella Warren and F1oyd Joseph Clark in Moreland, Idaho. He was their only son; he had two sisters, (Idabelle) and Joe Rierson, Oregon and (Doris) and Dick Dierckins, Virginia.

After he graduated from high school he joined the U.S. Navy in 1953 and served aboard the U.S.S. Frank E. Evans DD754, and then on the U.S.S. Columbus. After his four year enlistment he met and married Marilynn L. Huss on September 6, 1958, in Spokane, Washington; they were later sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple. A few years later they adopted two daughters, Melanie and Lauri, and two sons Kevin and Michael; they were later divorced.

On August 30, 1974, he married Linda R. Bailey, her two children Randy and Ranae joined their family. Together they had two more children Aaron and April, on December 4, 1976, they were sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple. They lived in many places; Idaho, Colorado, and Oregon, and were later divorced.

Ogden, UT has been home to Ron for the last few years. He is preceded in death by his parents, and sisters (Idabelle and Doris), and daughter (Melanie) Hollar, Ogden,UT: his children are (Lauri) and Bruce Cragun, Riverdale, UT (Kevin) and Jean Jones, Liberty, UT (Michael) Jones, South Ogden, UT (Randy) Clark, Ashland, OR (Ranae) and Frank Shoup, Twin Falls, ID (Aaron) and Rachel Clark, West Monroe, LA (April) and Chris Walker, Tacoma, WA along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Most of his working years were spent in sales and in the janitorial business; he worked for many companies and traveled frequently.

Ron enjoyed the associations he had made while serving in the LDS Church as a Stake Missionary, Scout Leader, Teacher, and Bishop. His favorite hobbies were fishing and camping with friends and family.

The family expresses a very special thank you to Envision Hospice, Wasatch Home Helpers, George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home-Delta Wing, and Leavitt’s Mortuary for the loving care they showed to our Dad.

Arrangements entrusted to Leavitt’s Mortuary, Ogden, UT. A family memorial service will be held at a later date, memories and condolences may be sent to


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Born: December 7, 1933
Died: January 26, 2018

Condolences for Ronald Floyd Clark

Ashley posted on 2/4/18

Thank you for summers in Idaho and hot cakes.


Grandpa Clark, posted on 2/4/18

With your passing, I am reminded of and reflect on times that we visited together in your home and the discussions we would have prior to my mission and also after returning home. I remember hearing your stories about your various church callings and some of the many great experiences you had with that. I'm thankful for these times that I was able to spend with you. Most of all I am grateful for the support and help given to me in 2006 when I was injured and in the hospital. Kirstine, myself, Camryn, and Marli will miss you and the times that we were able to visit with you. Kyle, Kirstine, Camryn, Marli


Jessica Cragun Winward posted on 2/2/18

Grandpa, there are so many things we will miss about you. Like your stories, love for God, funny jokes, and your voice. You were always so genuine, the world was better because you left your mark on it. Thanks for all the good times. We love you more than words can say and miss you always. Jessica, McKay, and Charlie (your little skeezicks)


Bruce & Lauri posted on 2/2/18

Thanks Dad for all the good times and for all you have done for us...missing always!