76, 229 Moshier Hill Rd., Galesburg died at 11:00 AM Saturday, September 19, 2009 at his home.He was born February 20, 1933 in Hersman, IL the son of Lyle Simpson and Helen Lola Lenz Clark. He married Imogene Sipes on February 28, 1954. She preceded him in death on December 16, 1994. He later married M. Catherine Wort Wear on July 15, 2000 in Rushville, IL. She survives.Also surviving is his mother, Helen Clark of Monmouth, IL; two sons, Lyle LaVerne (Kathy) of Ogen, UT and Dwight Alan Clark of Galesburg; three step sons, Dave (Cindy) Wear of Arlington, TX, Clark (Susan) Wear of Browning, IL and Barry (Karen) Wear of Mt. Sterling, IL; four step daughters, Jackie (Steve) Enk of St. Charles, IL, Jody Duffy of Springfield, IL, Judy (Jerry) Ham of Mt. Sterling, IL and Liz (Tim) Scoggins of Springfield, IL; four brothers, Gerald (Janet) Clark of ShoLo, AZ, William (Alice) Clark of Monmouth IL, Robert (Cecelia) Clark of Cadillac, MI and Edward Clark of Galesburg; three sisters, Barbara Sloan of Wyoming, IL, Ruth Ann Olson of Galesburg, IL and June Hawk of Monmouth, IL; seven grandchildren, one great grandchild, sixteen step grandchildren and fourteen step great grandchildren.He served in the US Army for three years in LaRecchelle, France as Cpl. of the 44th Division.He worked for the CB & Q Railroad, later becoming Burlington Northern Railroad for 41 ½ years. He worked as Carman for 13 years and as a Brut operator for 15 years. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.A Funeral Service is scheduled for 10:00 AM Wednesday September 23, 2009 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. The Rev. Msgr. Ernest Pizzamiglio will officiate. Visitation will be 6:30-8:00 PM Tuesday September 22, 2009 the chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens with Military Rites by Ralph M. Noble American Legion Post 285. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.