Mr. Don L. Clark, 69, of Cabool, Missouri, a retired school teacher, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2008, at his home after a brief battle with lung cancer, even though he was a non-smoker.
He was born on October 8, 1938 in Iberia, Missouri, the son of the late Paul and Pearl (Helton) Clark.
Don was a teacher in the Cabool School District for 21 years, retiring in 1995. He also taught at the Drury University-Cabool Campus for several years. Don was also well known for his Mr. C’s Caps, which he started in 1991 and operated for 14 years.
He is survived by his wife, Suzanne of the home; his son, Jeff Walker of Excelsior Springs, Missouri; his daughter, Donna Sue Armstrong of Desoto, Kansas; seven grandchildren; one sister; and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Per his request, there will be no services. Friends may call at the family home. Memorials may be given to the American Lung Association, 2007 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108 or to Community Hospices of America, 807 N. Main, Suite 1, Mtn. Grove, MO 65711. Memorials may also be made at the funeral home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.