Jim Clark

September 29, 1948 ‒ January 15, 2021

Galion, Ohio
Formerly of Mansfield, Ohio

Jim Clark, 72, of Galion and formerly of Mansfield, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 at Avita Galion Hospital after declining health for the past two years.

Born September 24, 1948 in Mansfield, Ohio, he was the son of Charles E. and Margaret E. (Canfield) Clark. He married Marsha J. (Reber) Clark on May 29, 1974 and she survives.

He was a graduate of Madison High School and worked for 29 years at Ryder Logistics in Mansfield and Columbus. He was an avid classic car enthusiast and enjoyed camping and the outdoors. He and his wife were foster parents for 23 years and fostered over 100 children. Jim’s favorite quote was “Drive a bowtie and Go Bucks.”

In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Jeni (Carl) Reida of Marengo, Janice (Lenny Blankenship) Clark of Mt. Gilead, Santos Clark at home and Mitch Dreibelbis of England; grandchildren, Kayla (Joe) Schirtzinger, Chase Reida and Joshua Brown; sisters, Darlene Chaffin of Mansfield and Doris Hoffman of Mansfield along with numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sisters, Garnet and Hazel and brothers Richard, Ted and Carroll.

A private burial and celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Morrow County Humane Society in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Jim Clark, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

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  • Love an prayers for all your family..Jim was one of the nicest fellas around..Love you Jan.. Prayers for you an your family at this terrible time…Love an God Bless you all💔💔💔💔💔

  • My friend, my brother. We laughed, we cried, we raised some “H” Always on my mind and in my heart. Gonna miss you,Old Buddy.
    Prayers to Marsha and the family.

  • You are going to be missed so much Uncle, you and Aunt Marsha was always my favorite home away from home all my life and have some great memories that I will always cherish! I love you so much and my heart hurts that you are not here on earth but glad you are an angel watching over all of us!

  • Marsha & Family,
    So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing but you know he’s in a better place now and having no pain. God is good. My heart goes out to you all.

    Judy D.

  • Marsha and family sorry for your loss of your husband and father, grandfather, I will keep you all in my prayers. 🙏🏻🙏🏻💕💕

  • Marsha and all Jims’ family ,my heart breaks for you all. I was shocked to hear of his passing. I know we didn’t get to see each other much because of distance but know we had wonderful times growing up and visiting Uncle Charlie and Aunt Margaret and all the family. We send our love to you all

  • Marsha & family ~ I’m so sorry for your loss of Jim. He was an awesome man. We are so glad we got to become friends & enjoy camping with you both. I am here if you want someone to talk to. May Jim rest in peace
    Much Love
    Amy & Bob Nye

  • When you think of a husband and wife team – you two had it perfected. Each other’s better half. My heart aches.
    The world has lost an amazing man.