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01/21/2022James Clark
James Raymond Clark, 86, of Victoria, Texas went to be with our Lord on Friday, January 21, 2022. He was born on May 21, 1935, in Knoxville, Iowa to the late Ruth E. Burgess and G.T. Clark.

He moved to Victoria, Tx in 2002. In his early years, James “Jim” Clark worked delivering mobile homes in South Carolina.

He served in the U.S. Navy for several years on the USS Newport New CA-148 as a storekeeper supplying multiple submarine crews.

After moving to Illinois, driving late-model stock cars became his favorite pastime. At this time also went to work driving semi-trucks.

He worked many years for Werner Continental in Chicago, Illinois serving Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Indiana with deliveries.
After meeting his current wife, Valerie, they moved to Iowa and opened a resale store.
James Clark
After which they moved to California where he enjoyed auctioneering, buying and selling furniture and antiques. After that, they moved to Hawaii for 5 years where he had an auction business.

Then they moved back to California continuing in the same business. Eventually retiring to Texas for the last 20 years of Jim’s exciting and productive life.

Jim is survived by his wife of 51 years, Valerie Clark, his son Gary Thomas Clark Garreiss, and his daughter Carolyn Clark Urrutia from his previous marriages.