Allan Donald Clark
Allan Donald Clark
  • October 5, 1926 - December 11, 2017
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Allan D. Clark, 91, died on December 9, 2017. He was born on October 5, 1926, at home in Covington, OK. He was one of seven children, born to Lee B. and Margaret (Blair) Clark. He spent his boyhood in Covington and after graduation from high school in 1944, enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After being honorably discharged in 1947, he enrolled at Oklahoma A&M (now OSU) graduating in 1952, with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. He went to work for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. retiring after 35 years. After retirement, he was an active member of the Telephone Pioneers, the AARP Tax Aid and a tutor for Whiz Kids.
Allan was a former member of Prince of Peace Lutheran, serving on many committees until its closing. He and Lois then became active members at St. Paul's.
Allan was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, four brothers, a step-daughter, and many nieces and nephews. He is survived by his wife Lois, two sons; Bruce of Tulsa, OK, Douglas (Maura) of New Fairfield, CT, a step-daughter, Susan Gilliam (Dwain) of Clemmons, N.C., grandchildren; Dr. Ryan Gilliam (Mary) of Advance, N.C., Michael Gilliam of Huntersville, N.C., Stephanie Grimes of Oklahoma City, OK, Morgan and Eileen Ruby of New Fairfield, CT. and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services for Allan will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, Dec. 15th at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 10600 N. Council Rd. OKC. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Memorials be made to St. Paul's or Concordia Life Care Community, 7707 W. Britton Rd. OKC, 73132.