Jimmie J. Clark
July 5, 1951-August 31, 2020
ELKHART-Jimmie J. Clark, 69, passed away August 31, 2020 at his home in Elkhart. He was born July 5, 1951 in Sikeston, Missouri to Cethas Clark & Ollie B. (Causey) Taylor.
On March 24, 1973 he married Paula Hartman; she survives along with 2 children, Nicholas Clark, Crystal Clark, 4 grandchildren, Bryce, Brayden, Brenna and Brody. Also surviving are 6 siblings, Maybelle Lacey, Rita Davis both of South Bend, Ruth Bloch-Wiley, Mary (Wayne) Malone, Mangle (Ann) Causey, Charles Taylor and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 siblings, Dorothy Powell, Chinese “C.C.” Taylor, Robert Taylor, Jr., III and Homer L. Taylor.
Jimmie was an active member of Yellow Creek Mennonite Church. There he was a Sunday School teacher for many years, youth group sponsor, member of men’s fellowship, part of prison ministry and also a lifeline basketball coach. He graduated from Elkhart Central High School Class of 1970 and attended their monthly breakfast as well. In 1968 he played football for Central and they won state. Jimmie was also an avid Notre Dame and Green Bay Packers fan and enjoyed reminiscing with family and friends about the good old days.
Services and burial for Jimmie will be private.
Memorial contributions may be given to the church.
Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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