James Beal Clark

Memorial services for James Beal Clark, 52, Lawrence, will be at 11 am Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Mr. Clark passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the University of Kansas Hospital.

He was born Dec. 15, 1962, in Wichita, the son of James T. and Mary Ann Beal Clark. He graduated from Kapaun-Mt. Carmel High School in Wichita, and later earned a bachelor’s degree from Wichita State University. Jim had worked as a cook at the Oread and Eldridge hotels for more than ten years. He enjoyed his BBQ team, kickball, cars, and playing pool.

He married Andrea K. White on Jan. 26, 2014, in Lake Tahoe, Calif. She survives of the home. Other survivors include children Christopher Clark, Lawrence, and Millie and Patrick Clark, of the home; his parents, Jim and Mary Ann Clark, Lawrence; sisters Marcia Clark, Wichita, and Catherine Glidewell and husband Randy, Lawrence; brother Tom Clark and wife Sandy, Tucson; father and mother-in-law Dean and Linda White, Wichita; a sister-in-law Sydney White; nephews Eric Clark and wife Amy and son Keaton, Mateo Clark, Sam Clark; and nieces Piper and Regan Glidewell, Jaime Clark, and Olivia Clark.

The family suggests memorials to the Clark Children’s Educational Fund, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044. Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com