Charles Eugene Clark

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Charles Eugene Clark, 43, of 34 Queen Rd., Candler, died Friday, July 27, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Clark, a native of Asheville, was a son of the late Eugene Clark and Elizabeth Ball Hutchison. A 1983 graduate of Enka High School, Mr. Clark worked as a manager at Men’s Wearhouse. He enjoyed the outdoors, and especially liked working in his yard. He was a loving father and a friend to all. Mr. Clark is survived by his wife, Donna Shoemaker Clark, of Candler; daughter, Shelby Clark, of Candler; son, Tyler Clark, of Candler; sister, Anna Elliott, of Candler; brother, Dennis “Punkin” Clark and wife Jackie of Asheville; step-father, Bruce Hutchison, of Candler; and nieces and nephews, Daniel Clark and Marybeth Clark, Rebecca Elliott and Matthew Elliott, and Brandon Blankenship. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. with the Rev. Dr. Keith Hutchinson officiating. Interment will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park. Serving as pallbearers will be Ron Carr, Larry Grant, Andy Randalls, Ty Edwards, David Massie, and Chris Shaunfield. Junior pallbearers will be Jacob and Jared Randalls. His family will receive friends 7-9:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. At other times, the family will be at the home of Andy and Shirrell Randalls, 2 Shooting Star Lane, off of Lower Glady Fork Rd., in Candler. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 3535 Pelham Rd., Ste. 101, Greenville, SC, 29615

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  1. My heart is yet weeping and I can’t stop the tears from flowing for my FRIEND Charlie, I’ve not been this hurt in a long time. I Loved Charlie, and I will miss him. Donna I am praying for you and the kids that God will get you thur this and if you ever need to talk, call me anytime 859-338-9411. This is proof in the pudding that the good die young. I love you Donna,
    From Neenie

  2. Dear Donna, I am sure you don’t remember me, I worked with Charles at S&K menswear in the 90’s. He was a great and caring person. I am sure he will be missed by alot of people. I am praying for you and your children. Judy (Smith) Franklin

  3. Oh my. We are so sorry. My God strengthen those who remain behind during these traumatic times. Charles will be missed.

  4. Donna, I am so sorry to hear about Charles. I have so many wonderful memories w/ you and Chuck! He always had a smile on his face and offered alot to those around him. I know you must be shocked and I pray that God will comfort you and the kids during this very difficult time. My prayers are w/ you all.

  5. TO THE FAMILY OF ‘CHARLES’ with the prayer that the one who ‘is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think….'(EPHESIANS 3:20) will provide you with the peace and inner strength which will enable you to cope with the loss of your love one.
    ‘The Lord Bless thee, and keep thee: The Lord make His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.’ Numbers 6:24-26
    In Christian Love,
    Death cannot break the ties that binds us to our loved ones, it can only lenghten them.

  6. Donna and Children,
    I’m very sorry for your great loss.My condolences goes out to you..May God bless you and keep you.

  7. Dear Donna,children and family,
    Please know that our condolences, thoughts and prayers are with you all during these trying times.

    Just keep your faith in God and he will see you thru…..

    Irma and Buddy Rudisill and family

  8. Dear Donna, Tyler, Shelby, and family,
    Our deepest sympathies for your loss. Our hearts break for all of you. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and sincerly hope you may find peace in these trying times.
    Our most sincere condolences,
    Mandi & Greg

  9. I am sorry for your loss. I remember Charles from school. He was a sweet person and will be sadly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time and always.
    …for the Lord shall be thine
    everlasting light, and the days
    of thy mourning shall be ended.
    Isaiah 60:20
    May you remember always
    that, for every sorrow,
    there is comfort…
    for every sadness,
    there is healing…
    for each loss–
    the promise of new life.
    With Sympathy,
    Nancy Wright Sluder

  10. What a sweet, kind,and wonderful man. I know your hearts are broken. He will be missed by so many. Take care of each other thru this sad and difficult time. Be well.

  11. I just wanted to let you know how sorry I am to hear of your loss.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your children.

  12. Dear Donna, Shelby, Tyler and Anna. We are deeply saddened by the loss of your loved one. Our prayers are with all of the family. Charles, Louise, Angie & Lisa

  13. Donna and family,

    I have lost a dear friend and share your loss. May God continue to comfort you today and always. We will see him again soon. My love and prayers are with always.


  14. Dear Donna,Tyler,Shelby and all the family,

    Words cannot express our deepest sympathy to all of you. May God give you the special grace He has set aside for you during this time of loss. We will miss Charles greatly. I have to think of all the fun times we had in school. He was always a good friend to me.

    With Sympathy and Prayers,
    Carl & Kim Robinson & boys

  15. Donna, I can’t imagine the pain you are suffering right now, but I can promise you there is grace for every need. I saw Charles last week and had a nice visit with him. I pray that God will give you comfort through this time of loss.

  16. Donna, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. We want you to know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Gardner and Kim Smith

  17. Dear Donna, Tyler & Shelby, We are very sorry about the loss of your loved one. Charles was a great & fun guy. We all had a lot of good times with him. May God Bless your family & have Charles at peace. We will all miss him greatly! Take care of each other and you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
    Love, Kevin, Jennifer & Kyle Waugh

  18. Donna,Tyler and Shelby- You know Tyler is part of our family and we feel your pain. As we have learned through our own lives that God’s awesome grace will help you in any situation if you call upon Him. We are here for you in any way we can. We would love for your family to become part of our church family. We sincerely love you all and I assure you God will feel the void in your life if you will let Him.

  19. To the Family…

    Charles always seemed to brighten up the day of anyone who was around him. May his spirit live on through you all and may God Bless and be with you always. Every time I think of Charles, you will be in my prayers. Charles will surely be missed & always remembered.

  20. Clark Family………..
    Charles worked with my father and I can promise you that Charles would make me laugh everytime I would visit NC and stop by the Men’s Wearhouse. He was always joking and fun with my 2 children and we looked forward to talking and visiting with him. A wonderful person that God must have great plans for. Thinking of you, The Dowdy Family

  21. Donna, Tyler, and Shelby,
    I want to express my heartfelt sympathy and sadness to each of you. I will remember Charles as a gentle man. He always had a kind word, and his smile could light up a room. Please know how my thoughts are with you at this difficult time. You are in my prayers.
    Susan Piland

  22. Charles was one of the most positive fun people I’ve ever been around.He always had a story to tell and a way of brightening my day.He will be greatly missed.

  23. Charles always had a smile and story to tell everytime you seen him. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Our prayers and thoughts are with you Donna and family. Ronnie & Brenda Robinson

  24. Donna I am so sorry about charles. I spoke to charles about a month ago for a longtime at the postoffice. He told me things were not going well for him. Just remember your good times.

  25. Donna, Shelby & Tyler,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I know Charles will be deeply missed. I am so thankful I was able to get to know him while Shelby was in preschool. He was such a thoughtful and fun person. He always went out of his way to do anything to help with the school. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  26. Charles was a friendly merchant who made me feel like a close friend whenever I visited the store in Asheville. I always enjoyed and appreciated his help and good sense of humor. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends during this difficult time.

  27. Donna, Tyler, & Shelby
    I am so sorry for your loss of Charles. I can remember he always carried a smile on his face, and I know he will continue to smile on each of you. My prayers and deepest sympathies go with you all.

  28. Donna,Tyler and Shelby,
    We were so sorry to hear about Charles.I know he will be missed. He always had a story to tell that always made you smile.I remember how proud he was of you guys and how much he loved you all. You are in our prayers.
    June,Brently,& Austin Edney


  30. We are so sorry to hear about Charles. We hadn’t seen him lately and were unaware of his passing. We met him through his work and he was a great individual and one we were proud to call a friend. He always had a smile on his face and a funny story to tell. He will truly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  31. Charles was my husband’s ‘personal shopper’ at the store, and we loved seeing him every time. His personality was glowing, he had a great eye, and it was always a delight to deal with him. He will be sorely missed.

  32. Donna @ Kids,
    Im so sorry to hear about Charles. I had no idea until it was to late.
    I know how hard thing are for you at this time.I just went though it with the passing of my father in May.
    I just cant believe it! You and Charles were my first 2 friends at Wilsonart back in the late 80’s we really had alot of good laughs working Midnights. Please know I’m sorry to hear of your loss. I havent seen you guys since the State Fair was here a few years ago. He always had A smile.
    I know he was the STAR in your life.
    Your friend,
    Donna Edwards

  33. Donna, Shelby, Tyler, Ann,Dennis,

    our prayers are with you and

    your family.

    Donna Whitaker Davis
    Karen Whitaker Vroom
    Rosa lee Whitaker

  34. Tyler and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Father. He was such a loving parent. I will never forget how hard it was for him and your Mother to drop you off in that Kindergarten room the first few weeks and have to say goodby for the day. You and your sister were very blessed to have a father like him and I know how much you and the family are going to miss him.
    God Bless each of you.
    Prayers and Sympathy,
    Judy White

  35. We are saddened deeply by Charles’s passing. We are here for you in any way that you may need us. Our deepest sympathies are with all of you. I don’t think we ever saw him without a smile to share. I’m sure that he would want you guys to play a little disco music and smile with him. We love you.

  36. Donna,
    Sorry to hear about Charles. He was well liked by many and lived a life of cheerfulness and lovingkindness that brightened the days of many people.
    It is my prayer that you and the kids will know, see, and feel the greater love of Christ during this time of mourning.
    My prayers and the prayers of my family are with you and your family.
    Love in Christ…

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