Clark Thornton St. Clair


Clark Thornton St. Clair, 88, of Lexington, died Monday, July 30, 2018, at Augusta Nursing and Rehab Center. Born May 1, 1930, in Botetourt County, a son of George Washington St. Clair and Virginia Whitehead Cook St. Clair.

 In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife; June Whitaker St. Clair, brothers; Jack E. St. Clair and Stanley S. St. Clair, and sister; Joy C. Murry.

Clark attended Trinity UMC in Cartersville, GA, and Faith Baptist Church in Natural Bridge Station, but remained a member of Collierstown Baptist Church. He retired as maintenance supervisor with Modine Manufacturing Co. His hobbies included carpentry work, renovating his own home and homes of other family members, and built scores of wood-burning stoves and inserts for family, friends and acquaintances. He served in the US Army for two years during the Korean Conflict.

Surviving are his children; Gary L. St. Clair of Natural Bridge Station, VA, Charles T. St. Clair of White, GA, and Mark E. St. Clair of Casa Grande, AZ, brother; Wayne Cook of Roanoke, VA, and sister Mary S. Johnson of North Augusta, SC, seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

A funeral service will be conducted 2 pm. Sunday, August 19, 2018, at Harrison Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Terry Bostic officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery in Buena Vista, Virginia. The family will receive friends one hour before the service.

Arrangements by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory, Lexington, VA.