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William Richard Clark

December 19, 1930 ~ May 15, 2018 (age 87)

William Richard Clark, 87, of Duluth, passed away on May 15, 2018 in Sugar Hill, GA.

Graveside services will be held Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA with Shohn Tanner oficiating.

Richard was born in Gillsville, GA on December 19, 1930 to Lester and Kate Clark.  Richard attended Georgia State University.  He married Carolyn Harris on March 12, 1954 in Brookhaven and worked as Chief of Security for General Motors for 38 years.  Richard was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and spent many years singing with the southern gospel group he founded, The Messengers. 

Richard is preceded in death by his wife Carolyn and is survived by his three daughters, Pamela Day of Lawrenceville (Kenny), Carol Turner of Dacula and Kay Tanner of Sugar Hill (Shohn) as well as nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.   

The family will receive friends Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory, Duluth Chapel, (770) 476-2535.

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