Eugene Clark, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in a local hospital. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired from Erlanger Hospital after many years of service. He attended Zion Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Clark Webb; brother, James Clark. Survivors include his son, Justin Appling, of Chattanooga; brother, Tommy Whitfield; sisters, Patricia Moore, Eloise Whitaker, and Willa Denson, all of Huntsville, Ala.; several nieces, nephews, cousins; other relatives and friends. The body will lie-in-state on Monday at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with a graveside service to follow at 11:30 a.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery.