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Roger B. Clarke

January 13, 1941 — January 6, 2022

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Roger B. Clarke


GERMANTOWN — Roger B. Clarke, 80, of Germantown died Thursday January 6, 2022 at home with his loving family at his side. Born January 13, 1941 in Kingston, he is the son of the late Olin and Olive (Atkins) Clarke.

Roger worked as a deck hand for forty-seven years aboard tug boats for Local 333 of the United Marine Division out of New York Harbor. He enjoyed golf, playing cards, traveling, and camping. Most importantly, he loved time spent with family.

Surviving is his wife of fifty-two years Linda Carol (Van Warner) Clarke, children Jennifer Staats and her husband Raymond, Marcie Clarke (Eric Beiter), Brian Clarke and his wife Shana, Randy Clarke, grandchildren Morgan, Kyle, Bren, Dylan, Tiffany, Tyler, Corey, and great granddaughter Sofia. He is survived by several brother and sister in laws. A special mention to Terry Van Warner, a dear friend and brother-in-law. Two nieces in Georgia also survive.

In addition to his parents, a brother Bruce Clarke predeceased him.

Cremation arrangements are under the guidance of the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc. 27 Smith Avenue, Kingston. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital- 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1


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Dad, I'm so honored to be your daughter, you taught me to always put family first and to work hard in life for the things that are important to us!

You and mom are amazing role models, thank you!

Words can not express how much you will be missed!

I love you so very much! ~ Jennifer

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