Obituary: Roy Lee Clark, 71, of Hannibal

Roy Lee Clark
Posted: Jun. 17, 2019 4:23 pm

Roy Lee Clark, 71, of Hannibal, passed away at 2:44 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal.

Funeral services will be Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 11 a.m. at James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal, and Rev. Tom Day will officiate. 

Burial will be on Friday at 10 a.m. with full military honors by Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post No. 55 at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Hannibal.

Friends and family are invited to Roy's Life Celebration at a visitation that will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Thursday, June 20, 2019, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.

Roy was born Oct. 18, 1947, in Hannibal to Roy Sidney and Mary Frances Runyon Clark.

Survivors include his longtime companion, Sherry Greenwall of Hannibal; one son, Sonny Clark of Columbia; one stepdaughter, Tina Marshall (Eugene) of Hannibal; three brothers, Vernon Saxbury (Gay) of Palmyra, Robert Saxbury of the Lake of the Ozarks, Randy Jo Saxbury (Punkin) of Hannibal; one sister, Donna Jean Lucki of Hannibal; and five grandchildren, Bryce, Rylan, Carlie Jo, Heather and Jamie.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Larry Saxbury; and one grandchild, Caden Clark.

Roy served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. 

Professionally, Roy retired from General Mills, where he worked in the maintenance department.

Roy enjoyed sports, especially college football and St. Louis Cardinals baseball. Roy also liked to hunt, fish and to play softball in his younger years. Game shows, trips to Branson, and old westerns were a few of Roy's favorites. Most of all Roy is remembered as a fun loving guy, who never met a stranger.            

Roy attended Oakwood Christian Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Oakwood Christian Church.

Online condolences may be made and video tribute may be viewed at



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