Henry Clark, Jr.

March 12, 1949 - March 16, 2016


Henry Clark Jr. was born in DeRidder, LA to the late Henry Clark Sr. and Catherine Clark, both of DeRidder.  He attended George Washington Carver and graduated in the Class of 1969.  He served in the U.S. Army from August 12, 1969 to October 18, 1971, serving E Co., 30th Inf, Ft. Rucker, AL.  Mr. Clark toured VietNam, as well as serving Post 550 Past Sgt. at Arms VietNam Vet.  While in service he received decorations, medal, badges, NDSM, VCM, VSM, he completed training, ATP 21-114, Code of Conduct, Gen Conv., CBR Tng, Mil Jus.


Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Joyce M. Clark of DeRidder, LA; daughter, Romona T. Scott and husband Alvin (Deon) of DeRidder, LA; son, Jason Blackwell of San Bernadino, CA; grandchildren, Ny’Kira Scott, and Sy’rai Scott; sisters, Elizabeth Maxie, and Brenda Isler both of DeRidder, LA; brothers, Willie (Bill) Clark, and Buford Nelson both of DeRidder, LA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Clark Sr. and Catherin Clark; and son, Antonio (Sweetpea) Scott.


Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.  Funeral service is Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 11:00am at Grace Church in DeRidder.  Rev. Alvin Peters and Rev. George Lee Glass will officiate.

Henry Clark, Jr.