John David Clark

July 6, 1949 ~ September 5, 2010

John David Clark, 61, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2010 after a lengthy illness.

John was born July 6, 1949 in New Orleans, LA and moved to Cameron in 1952. He graduated from South Cameron High School, and attended McNeese State University and LSU in Baton Rouge. He attended Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Cameron. John worked for numerous oil companies as a dispatcher. He enjoyed duck hunting, fishing, football, and photography. He had a great devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mother and the rosary.

John is survived by his mother, Sybil Baccigalopi Clark; siblings, Cecil Joseph Clark, Cecil W. Clark, III, Jennings P. Clark and wife Emily, Mary E. Clark, and Paul B. Clark; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Kerri Lynn Roberts Clark; father, Dr. Cecil W. Clark; three siblings, Elizabeth Diane Clark, Cecile Marie Clark, and Jack Benjamin Clark; grandparents, John Alpha and Lezima Montie Baccigalopi and Joseph P. and Elizabeth Jones Rutherford.

His funeral mass will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 9, 2010 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Cameron, LA. Father Tim Goodly will officiate. Burial will follow in Our Lady Star of the Sea Cemetery. Visitation will be at Johnson Funeral Home on Wednesday from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a rosary being recited at 6:00 PM. Visitation will continue on Thursday at the church from 8:30 AM until the start of the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Our Lady of the Sea Building Fund or memorial mass in John's name.

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  1. Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, And let perpetual Light shine upon them. May their souls, And the souls of all the faithful departed, Through the mercy of God Rest in peace. Amen. R.I.P. John Clark

  2. John was a wonderful person!!!! He was my first boyfriend in the first grade. Trudy stole him from me, I thought I would never get over it. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. Sherry J-Boy

  3. Larry and I want you to knowour thoughts and prayers are with you. I know what it isto say good bye to a brother Barbara Ann

  4. We shall all remember his smiling face, his kindness, and the wonderful soul that he was throughout his life. May he rest in peace in the arms of our Blessed Mother.

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