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Roy A. Clark, Age 97

Thursday, January 9, 2020
Roy A. Clark, Age 97

Roy A. Clark

Lexington Resident:

Roy A. Clark, 97, of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away on Sunday, December 29th, 2019 at Lexington Regional Health Center.

Roy was born November 9th, 1922 to William L. and Sarah (Mowry) Clark. He was a 1940 graduate of Lexington High School. Roy enlisted in the Army Air Corp on November 2nd, 1942 and served until October 18th, 1945 where he flew in 18 missions of WWII out of England. On June 8th, 1946 he married Betty Rickertsen of Lexington and were married for 71 years before Betty preceded him in death on June 24th, 2017. Rainbow Bread for Roy was employed by many years after which he established several businesses in the Lexington area before his retirement.

Roy is survived by his daughters, Nancy (Richard) Lindeman of Cozad, Karen (Frank) Loomer of Columbus, Susan (Chick) DeMoss of Lincoln, Judy (August) Daake of Lexington and Tammy (Scott) Bennett of Raymond; eleven grandchildren, Steve (Lori) Lindeman, Jacque (Matt) Yocom, Jennifer (Beau) Robertson, Traci (Kenny) Pederson, Angie Loomer (Bob Okamoto), Crystal DeMoss, Andy (Kristen) DeMoss, Aaron (Shawna) Daake, Jeff (Beth) Daake, Amanda Rummel (Shawn Rubie) Jake (Alenah) Bennett; twenty three great-grandchildren, Lauren, Lukas, Jorja, Jax, Allyson, Kelsey, Maisey, Mack, Jordan, Courtney, Alexis, Ellie, Emma, Charlotte, Gabby, Jocelyn, Jameson, Sutton, Rebekah, Eli, Cecelia, Jack and Trinity; three great-great-grandchildren, Naomi, Kia and Lorelai; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, two sisters, Alice and Laura; six brothers, Rollin, Elmer, Earl, Lewis, Laurence and Bertram.

A Celebration of Life Service was held on Monday, January 6th, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Lexington with Reverend Eddie Mariel, officiating.

Burial with Military Honors was at Greenwood Cemetery in Lexington.

There was no visitation or memorial book signing, the family is honoring Roy’s wish for cremation.

A memorial has been established in Roy’s honor, and kindly suggested to the family for later designation.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington was honored to assist the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by visiting: