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Alex T. Clark


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Alex T. Clark

Alex T. Clark, 86, passed away Nov. 18, 2016 at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

A lifetime resident of Rock Springs, Clark died following a sudden illness.

He was born Sept. 7, 1930 in Hanna, the son of Alex Thomas Clark and Helen Laurunen Clark.

Clark attended schools in Rock Springs and was a Rock Springs High School graduate with the class of 1948.

He married Margaret Zakovich on June 10, 1951 in Jacksonville, Fla.

Clark was a United States Navy Veteran having served in the Korean conflict.

He was co-owner at the Rocky Mountain Recycle, Rozer Construction and Maxon Ranch.

Clark was an active member of the United Methodist Church.

His interests were working, hunting, fishing, hiking, spending time with family, carpentry and woodworking.

He was the coach for Church League Basketball and was active in starting the Babe Ruth Baseball League.

He was a Wyoming Cowboys fan and loved football, basketball and baseball.

He was a city councilman in Rock Springs for 16 years.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Clark; two daughters, Susan Smith and husband Jim and Jan Clark, all of Rock Springs; five grandchildren; Zac Smith and wife Kristi, Maggie Smith and husband Chris Schaefer, Erica Westphalen and husband Ty, Cody Hilstad, Sage Hilstad; three great grandchildren, Caden Westphalen, Jessie Westphalen and Gracie Smith; several cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Carole Bailey and one brother, Leslie Clark.

Cremation will take place and memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Monday at the United Methodist Church in Rock Springs. Friends may call one hour prior to services.

The family of Alex T. Clark respectfully suggests that donations in his memory be made to Hospice of Sweetwater County.

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