Robert Lawrence Clark, a lifetime Moffat County resident, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, after a long illness. He was 71.
Robert was born Sept. 26, 1939. He was a rancher, trapper, hunter, hunter’s guide, and a natural wild animal lover and handler.
Robert was well known for his “pets,” such as a wolf, mountain lion, bobcats, rattlesnakes and many others.
He was very knowledgeable in wild mushrooms, and he regularly hunted them, often selling them to retail outlets.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edgar J. Clark, mother, Dollie A. King, and son, Timothy Clark.
He is survived by his siblings, Wanda (Terry) Allen, of Tampa, Fla., Kenneith E. (Judy) Clark, of Monument, Alta (Mike) Johnson, of Quinlan, Texas, Alfred (Kim) Ayers, of Clifton, Judy Ayers, of Clifton, Carolyn Moon, of Hayden, and Evelyn (George) Maneotis, of Craig; children Eddie Dean (Monica) Clark, of Las Vegas, Terry (Larry) Wells, of Colorado Springs, Ronald Tubbs, of Wainanalo, Hawaii, Deborah (Jim) Harris, of Chambersburg, Pa., Trenna Bastian, of Neola, Utah, Tawna Pharr, of Westminster, and Carmen Clark, of Craig; numerous grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Robert chose to have no memorial service and will be cremated. His ashes will be spread at the old Clark Ranch, near Hamilton.
“Take your walk with God, Robert. He is all-knowing and all-powerful,” his family wrote.