Roderick Allen Clark, 51, of Long Beach, California, and formerly of Bellefontaine, passed away Thursday morning, December 12, 2013 at Long Beach Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Bellefontaine, OH on August 20, 1962 to Roscelle Clark of Bellefontaine and the late Beverly Mae (Deslandes) Clark, whom preceded him in death on December 16, 1995. He is also preceded in death by his siblings, Robert Hamilton, Valarie Hamilton, and Phillip Clark.
Rod is survived by his siblings, Karen (Kirk) Clark Lewis of Bellefontaine, Kim (Sidney) Clark Slaughter of Lewis Center, Karla Clark of Bellefontaine, Roscelle (Pam) Clark II of Bellefontaine, and Barbara Feagins of Colorado; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Rod worked at Sears in Bellefontaine and also in Long Beach, California for a few years. He then worked for Abbey Company for three years, Office Depot for 21 years, and recently for Long Beach Transit Services.
A 1981 Bellefontaine High School graduate, he enjoyed the ocean, sand, and healthy life style.
Pastors Dan Steepe and Frank McCullough will officiate an 11:00 am funeral service on Friday, December 20, 2013 at the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine where friends may call from Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8. Burial will be in the Highland Memorial Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.