Ralph Kenneth "Kenny" Clark, 79, of Hal Clark Road, Siler City died Monday, March 25, 2019 at UNC Hospice, Pittsboro.
Mr. Clark was born in Chatham County on February 3, 1940 the son of Hal and Ethel (McNeill) Clark. Kenny attended Edwards Military Institute and NC State University, was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Siler City, and the owner/operator of City Service. He was known as "the man that fixes tires". Kenny had also worked as a surveyor, at Southern States, Johnson Cotton Company and Clapp Brothers Tractor. He was a member of the Siler City Moose Lodge and a lifetime member of the Chatham County Wildlife Club. Kenny enjoyed playing cards, farming, riding his tractor, four wheelers and counting his cows. He could always be counted on to be the highest bidder at the First Methodist Church cake auction.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carolyn (Terrell) Clark; daughter: Kim Clark Jones and husband, Ed of Pittsboro; son: Hal Clark and wife, Mary of Siler City; sister: Ann Clark Trogdon and husband, Bill of Asheboro; grandchildren, Rebecca and Bailey Jones; nephews, Randall and Michael Trogdon.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City and other times at the family home. The funeral will be Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:00 AM at First United Methodist Church, 1101 West Raleigh Street, Siler City with Rev. Carl Belcher officiating. Burial will follow in Chatham Memorial Park, Siler City.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to, First United Methodist Church, P O Box 212, Siler City, NC 27344 or UNC Hospice, PO Box 1077, Pittsboro, NC 27312. The family would like to express a thank you to the staff at UNC Hospice House for all their care, support and kindness.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.