James  Clark

Jimmy Clark

Saturday, November 19th, 1938 - Saturday, May 9th, 2020
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James Morgan “Jimmy” Clark, 81, of Palatka, passed from this life on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Kindred Hospital North Florida in Green Cove Springs following an extended illness. He was a native of Crossett, Arkansas and had lived in Putnam County since 1946. Jimmy attended the University of Florida where he played trumpet in the Pride of the Sunshine Marching Band. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where he had lead singing. Jimmy was an electrician at Hudson Pulp & Paper Co. (Georgia Pacific) retiring in 2000 following 42 years of service. He was also a Master Gardener and the inventor of the gardening tool “Weed Hawk.” In his leisure time, Jimmy enjoyed fishing, shrimping, and golfing.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Carol Elaine Clark and his parents James and Mary Clark.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Gail Clark, son, Eric Clark (Karen), daughter, Cheryl Johns (George), sister, Vicki Fletcher all of Palatka, as well as 5 grandchildren, Staci Johns, Casey Johns, Paul Johns, Brandon McMurray, Colin Clark and great-granddaughter, Sophia Sankowski.
Private graveside services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Palatka.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at .
Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.
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Charles and Amanda Stumpe

Posted at 08:07pm
To Aunt Gail and all the Clark family our deepest sympathies for the loss of Uncle Jimmy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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Gene Mills

Posted at 09:13pm
Gail,Joyce and I are very sorry to hear about Jimmy.It was a pleasure to have Jimmy and you all these years.We always enjoyed his trumpet playing.,and I enjoyed working with Jimmy at the mill.Our love and prayers in Jesus name. Gene @ Joyce Mills

Brooke Hutson

Posted at 04:05pm
Please accept my warmest condolences, I am deeply sorry for your loss. May these flowers offer a little light during these difficult times.
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