James Ewing Clark, 86, of Wellsboro, passed away on Oct. 1, 2013, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital.
He was the husband of Ruth Little, whom he married Dec. 30, 1950. James was born July 9, 1927, in Washington, Pa., the son of the late Scott Walker and Mary Hartman Clark. He graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in agriculture.
James was the owner of various local businesses during his lifetime. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Wellsboro and served as an Elder. James was a proud resident of Wellsboro. He was a 16 year member and past president of the Wellsboro Area School Board, past president of GROW, member and president of the Chamber of Commerce, member of Rotary, Tyoga Country Club, president of Kelsey Creek Investors Club and an active member of Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity.
James was a U.S. Navy Veteran, having served in World War II.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Scott Walker Clark and Margaret Crosby Clark of Wycombe; daughter, Lynn Ellen Clark, of Kensington, Md.; and grandchildren, Sara Elizabeth Clark, senior at William and Mary College and Michael James Clark, sophomore at University of Vermont. He was preceded in death by a brother, William Hartman Clark.
Friends and family are invited to James's Life Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, from 1 to 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Wellsboro, 130 Main St., Wellsboro. Funeral to follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Glen Hallead officiating. Burial in Wellsboro Cemetery.
Local arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, "A Life Celebration Home."
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in James's memory to First Presbyterian Church, 130 Main St., Wellsboro, PA 16901 or Green Free Library, 134 Main St., Wellsboro, PA 16901.
To share your fondest memories of James, visit www.lifecelebration.com.