William A. Clark Sr.
Published 7:32 am Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Funeral Mass for William Albert Clark Sr. was held Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 at St. Peter Catholic Church in Bassfield. Interment followed in St. James Cemetery. Father Mark officiated.
Pallbearers were Jason Mancuso, Peyton Johnson, Paul Kahoe, Jeff Kahoe, Landon Kahoe and Mikell Miles.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
William A. “Billy” Clark, 92 , passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, Louisiana. He was born Jan. 11, 1927, in Bassfield, where he spent his childhood and young adult life. He proudly served in the U.S. Army 78th Infantry Division during World War II in Europe. He married Minnie Evelyn Cox of Madison, North Carolina, and eventually settled in Metairie, Louisiana, where they raised four children. Billy retired from the Pellerin Milnor Corporation in Kenner, Louisiana in 1989. He was a member of St. Edward The Confessor Catholic Church in Metairie, Louisiana.
He was the son of the late William Reed and Katie Clark. In addition to his parents, Billy was preceded in death by his loving wife, Evelyn, brothers Edwin Clark and Seymour Clark, and sisters Bess Terrell, Margie Hurst, Thelma Munday and Jenny Brien and grandson, Tony Mancuso.
He is survived by daughters Peggy Kahoe & Cecilia Johnson (William); sons, William A. “Bert” Clark Jr & Daniel Forrest Clark (Susan); grandchildren, Paul (Kim), Jeffrey, Kristen (Jimmy), Jennifer (Jacob), Jason (Michelle), Peyton, Mallory and Natalie; great Grandchildren, Hannah, Aubrey, Brianna, Brayden, Lyric, Landon, Isaiah, Mikel, Jayshaun, Makenzie, Anthony, and Joey, and many nieces, nephews, friends,and acquaintances.
Billy enjoyed telling stories, watching old westerns and football, his vegetable garden, oysters, country music, and large family gatherings. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Visitation was from 10:30 am to 11:00 am before the service.
Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com