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Ray James Clark

Ray J. “Grandpa Ray” Clark passed away on Oct. 24, 2010 at the Colorado State Veterans Nursing home in Rifle. He was 93.

Ray was born in Winder, Idaho on June 22, 1917. He married Barbara Smith on Feb. 12, 1943. He served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force during World War II and the Korean War.

Ray and Barbara moved to Colorado to be near their son and family in 2004.



Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara, and his six siblings.

He is survived by his only son, Ray (Merrilee) Clark; grandchildren Kari (Scott) Strobel and Holly (Michael) Pagan; and great-grandchildren Bailey, Britin, Zachary and Austin, all of Basalt.




A memorial service will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah.


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