Mount Vernon News
  • David S. Clark

  • February 22, 2011

MANSFIELD — David S. Clark, 86, of Mansfield died Feb. 19, 2011.

He was born David Starr Clark on March 23, 1924, in Warren, Pa., to Albert and Edna (Babcock) Clark. In 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force; and was honorably discharged as sergeant in 1946. He enrolled at Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, Okla. He came to Mansfield in 1952 to accept a position as mechanic and charter pilot with Richland Aviation. In 1956, he started working with General Motors, retiring in 1990. Also in 1956, he married Dorla Wagner, who preceded him on Oct. 14, 2003.

Surviving are son, Stephen (Nongluk) Clark; daughter, Susan (Charles) Gillis; son, Bruce Clark; grandson, Rob Clark.

Visitation is Friday, 5-7 p.m., in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Tj Waters officiating. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park. Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Clark family. Visit

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