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Obituary for Charles Clark

September 15, 1943 - February 24, 2019
Austin, Texas | Age 75

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Charles R. Clark of Austin, Texas, died on Sunday, February 24, 2019. He was 75. Charles was born on September 15, 1943, in Waco, Texas. He grew up in McGregor, Texas, graduating from McGregor High School and later earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin. Charles worked in the flooring business for a number of years and finished his working days with ACS Data Line as a materials manager.

Charles was deeply committed to the recovery community in Austin. He served on the board of the Suburban Alcoholic Foundation for several terms, worked with many people in recovery, and was a dedicated member of the Northland Group of Alcoholics Anonymous. He was an intelligent, kind, and caring man, albeit somewhat private in his nature. He wasn't afraid to speak his mind and take risks in talking to people when he thought it would help them.

Charles raised his stepdaughters as his own and was a loving, excellent father. He is remembered by them for rescuing a number of pets and particularly loved cats.

Charles is preceded in death by his grandchild, Claire Wineland of Santa Monica, California, in 2018 due to complications of cystic fibrosis.

Charles is survived by his stepdaughters, Leslie Anderson Russell of San Marcos, Texas, and Melissa J. Yeager of Garden Grove, California, as well as five grandchildren, Beverly Boydston of New Jersey, Sarah Jane Anderson of Austin,Aidan Anderson of San Marcos, Elliott Anderson also of San Marcos, and Ellie Nordquist of Garden Grove.

Charles is also survived by his nephews, Mike O'Bannon of Whitney, Texas, Gary O'Bannon of Huntsville, Texas, Richard O'Bannon of Point Bank, Texas, several other nieces, nephews, great nieces & nephews, other family members and a host of friends.

A Celebration of Charles's life will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, 78705.

Contributions in Charles's memory may be made to Claire's Place Foundation for Cystic Fibrosis, 2110 Artesia Blvd, Box 819, Redondo Beach, California 90278, Austin Animal Center, 7201 Levander Loop, Bldg. A, Austin, 78702, or Suburban Alcoholic Foundation, 2809 Northland Drive, Austin, 78757.

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