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James E. “Jimmy” Clark, 85 – Passed October 2, 2020

James E. “Jimmy” Clark, 85, of Dodgeville, Wisconsin, peacefully went to be with his beautiful wife on October 2, 2020 surrounded by family.

Jimmy was born February 17, 1935 in Republic, Kansas.

He was a 1953 graduate of Cabool High School in Cabool, Missouri.

He married his best friend Joy on May 5, 1956 and they had six children together.

Jimmy enjoyed his career as a chef. Jimmy enjoyed black powder, rendezvous, the bears and teaching his grandchildren to cook. One of his favorite hobbies was making maple syrup and passing it on to his grandson Zach. Jimmy also loved to fish and hunt.

He was survived by his daughters Peggy (Robert), Annie (JW), April (Kim) and Mary (Corey), his sons Jim (Lisa), Daniel (Karen) and his seventeen grandchildren and his eleven great-grandchildren.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his loving wife Joy and their dog Ladybug.

A public visitation was held on Tuesday, October 6, from 12:30 until 2:30 p.m. at Gorgen Funeral Home in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, with a private service following.