William "Bill" Edward Clark, Jr.
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Visitation: FRIDAY, October 8, 2021: 4-7 PM at The Dietrich Funeral Homes, Inc., 2484 Kendington Ave., Amherst, NY 14226

Service: SATURDAY, October 9, 2021: A Funeral Service will be celebrated at 10 AM at North Presbyterian Church, Williamsville, NY

CLARK - William E., Jr. “Bill”Born in Springfield,
VT, on March 28, 1932 and entered into rest
on September 30, 2021.Beloved husband of
Margaret “Marge” (nee Johnson) Clark; dear
father of Susan (Robert) Waite, Sandra
Garvin, Carolyn (Robert) Redding and
the late David M. Clark; step-father of
Lydia Faye Wohlhueter, Charles H. (Carole)
Thomas and Randal S. (Beverly) Thomas;
cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren
and 11 great-grandchildren; loving brother
of Peter (Ruth) Clark. Mr. Clark grew up
in New Hampshire until graduating from
the University of New Hampshire in
1954 in Geology. He worked in Montana
as a geologist for Texaco for a short
time before enlisting in the U. S. Navy.
Mr. Clark served as a naval officer for
twenty years; his post graduate work
was in Operation Research and
Systems Analysis and Math (1960-
1963). In the Navy, he served as a
patrol plane commander in the Western
Pacific theater, as a squadron
maintenance officer in Operation Deep
Freeze, Antarctica and as an operations
research specialist for the Commanderin-Chief Pacific and the Naval Air
Systems Command. He retired as a
Commander in 1975. Post Navy, Mr.
Clark worked as an operations research
analyst for many years for the
Department of Defense and the
Department of Energy. He moved to
Buffalo in 1985 and was the Director of
Support Engineering for Sierra
Research Corporation. In his later
years, Mr. Clark was an adjunct
professor of mathematics for Old
Dominion University, Northern Virginia
Community College, and Erie
Community College. Family and friends
may call on Friday, October 8th, from
4-7 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL
HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington Ave.,
Amherst, NY 14226. A Funeral Service
will be held Saturday, October 9, at 10
AM at North Presbyterian Church, 300
North Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY
14221. Please assemble at church.
Memorials may be made to echonet.org
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