Robert E. Clark
Robert E. Clark, 83, born April 24, 1928 in Seminole, Okla., passed away Sept. 13, 2011 in Lake Forest, Calif.
Robert’s family moved from Oklahoma to Lone Pine in 1935. Robert attended Lone Pine schools and worked at the Lone Pine Malt Shop, Lone Pine Drug Store, Lone Pine Café, Genevieve’s Gift Shop, and JC Penney’s. He also worked as a pin setter at the bowling alley, and a bell hop at the Dow Hotel.
Bob enjoyed the outdoors, and fishing at Whitney Portal was a favorite activity.
The family moved to Riverside in 1945 where he graduated from Riverside Poly Tech High School in 1947.
Bob leaves behind sisters Alice Clifner (Larry) of Mission Viejo, Calif., and Eileen Briggs (Richard) of Woodlake, Calif.; 15 nieces and nephews; and cousin Alice Smalley of Independence.
Bob’s ashes were spread on the waters of the Pacific Ocean at a private gathering of family and friends on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011.
Those who wish to contribute to Robert’s memory are encouraged to donate in Robert’s name to “The Library,” Lone Pine Union High School, 538 S. Main St., Lone Pine, CA 93545. For more information, call (760) 876-5577.