Clark Franklin McClintock, 87, of Independence, war born, November 15, 1928, in Saskatchewan, Canada, the son of Guy and Frances (Clark) McClintock. He departed this life, Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at his daughter's home in Independence, surrounded with love and family.
Clark was a United States Navy veteran.
On June 26, 1951, he was united in marriage to LaVon Bernice Ruppert in Lake Worth, Texas. She preceded him in death on May 30, 2013.
Clark was employed as a truck driver for CKC Trucking and later for Manley Trucking. He was a proud member of the Teamster's Local #41. As a hobby he enjoyed working on old cars and small engines. He enjoyed going to Branson, listening to country and western music, and playing with his Sheltie dogs; he especially loved a cold beer. He was a true family man and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was a member of the McDonald Lodge #324 A.F. & A.M. , Independence.
Clark was also preceded in death by his parents and one brother Ray McClintock.
He is survived by one son Gene (and Sandy) Whisler and one daughter Judee Wilkinson both of Independence; four grandchildren, Gena (and Pat) Breyne of O'Fallon, Kim (and Robert) Lewis of Shawnee, Ricci (and Holly) Beyers of Lee's Summit, and Randi (and Eric) Moreau-Sipiere, of Como, Texas; 8 great- grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson; one brother Dale McClintock of Pleasant Hill; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 21, 2016 at the funeral home. Chaplain Barry Pennington officiated. Graveside military services and interment followed in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery with full military honors by U.S. Navy and the V.F.W. Post #3118 Honor Guard. Casket bearers were Cody Beyers, Ricci Beyers, Conor Breyne, Patrick Breyne, Bobby McGrath, David McGrath, and Gene Whisler. Honorary casket bearers were Jim Adkins, Bob Angotti, and Larry Angotti.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to Crossroads Hospice Charitable Foundation and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanley-dickeyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550