John Albert Clark, 80, of Lexington died March 8


John Albert Clark, 80, of Lexington died Thursday, March 8, 2018, at his home.

Born Feb. 2, 1938, in Rockbridge County, he was a son of the late Charles Bowe Clark and Lottie Hartless Clark.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Monroe Clark, and a grandson, Philip Conner.  

John retired from the maintenance department of Rockbridge County, and was also a charter member of the Effinger Fire Department. He loved his horses and farming.

Surviving are his daughters, Virginia Louise Clark Conner and Holly Ann Clark Leech; a sister, Estelle C. Steele; a brother, Delmas V. Clark; seven grandchildren, Amanda and friend Mike, John and wife Nicole, Matthew and friend Liz, Jason and wife Brandy Hostetter, Jade Conner and friend Cody, Hank Leech and wife Nikkie, and Blake Leech and friend Desi; great-grand-daughters, Danielle, Jaycee, Jorgia and Harlii; and great-grandson, Harbour Leech.

A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Collierstown Presbyterian Cemetery with the Rev. Skip Hastings officiating.  There will be no visitation at the funeral home.