Robert Harry Clark, 75, of Hixson, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Robert lived most of his life in Hamilton County. Robert retired from BOC Gases as a plant operator. Robert was a member of the Elks Lodge #91. Robert retired from the United States Navy after 21 years of honorable service. Robert was preceded in death by his mother, and father, Alice Elizabeth Campbell and Elvy Earnest Clark; son, Michael A. Clark. Robert is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Virginia Clark; children, Jeff (Arianna) Clark, Deborah Dodd, David (Kay) Clark; and six grandchildren; brothers, Richard Clark and James Clark. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at the North Chapel Chattanooga Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at Chattanooga National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of Chattanooga or to the Elks National Foundation. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com. Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.