William G. Clark, 67 of Springfield passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 1:50 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born on February 3, 1950 in El Monte, CA the Son of William Clark and Audrey (Smith) Dechert. He married Susan Andrews on July 10, 1971 in Gibsonia, PA and they were later divorced. William retired from the U.S. Navy after 21 years of service.

Surviving are his Son: Matt (Heidi) Clark of Pittsburg, PA; Grandchildren: Carolyn, Aurora and Owen Clark Mother: Audrey Dechert of Stonington, IL; Sisters: Karen Davis of Arkansas and Deanna Rossini of Round Lake, IL; Brothers: Robert Clark of Stonington, IL and Bradley Clark of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Father and grandparents.

Private family graveside services will be held at a later date at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Stonington American Legion and Auxiliary 401 W North St, Stonington, IL 62567


Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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