RINGGOLD - William “Buddy” Clark, Jr., 85, of Ringgold went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at his home. He was born on December 14, 1936 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late William and Hilda Clark. Buddy was a veteran of the U.S. Marines, a retired Millwright, business owner of Clark Industrial Service, restaurant owner and never met a stranger. He loved fishing, baseball, NASCAR and a Georgia Bulldog fan.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 54 years, Jane Gray Clark.

Survivors include his sons, David (Tena) Clark, Keith Clark, Chris (Karen) Clark, Rusty (Margie) Clark; daughters, Yvonne (Vernie) Steedley, Kim (Bobby) Yates, Terri (Jimmy) Agnew; sisters, Billy Ann Mabry and Wanda (Tommy) Pierce; grandchildren, Kelli, Reece, Ethan, Britney, Kyle, April, David Jr., William, Sandra, Jimmy Adam, Jessica, Jamie, Jake, Jimmy, Mandy, Misty and Charli; along with several great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 12:30 PM Friday in the funeral home chapel with Jackie Swanson officiating. Entombment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.

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The family will receive friends 4-8 PM Thursday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway