The Orange Leader
Lee O’Daniel “Bill” Clark, beloved and well known broadcaster,73, of Orange died Sunday, November 25, 2012 at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas.
The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 29, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Bridge City with Reverend Bob Boone officiating. A graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. at Fairmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.
Mr. Clark was born in Fairmount on August 22, 1939, to Neuman Easuel Clark and Bertie Lena (Fullen) Clark. He served in the United States Army and was a member of First Baptist Church in Bridge City. He was a well-known and beloved broadcaster for several different stations including KYKR, KAYD, KJAC, KLVI, KCAC, KCAW, KOGT and the Cross Country Radio Station in Jasper. He was well known for his “Sunday in the Country” radio show.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Lavern Smith and brothers, Easuel Clark, Jr. and Doyle Dempsey Clark.
Mr. Clark is survived by his daughters, Andi Williams of Madisonville and Dana Lea Silkwood and husband, Bret of The Woodlands; grandchildren, Mirandy Dakota Williams and Christopher Raymond Conley; great granddaughter, Abigail Rose Conley and the mother of his children, Doris Ann Myers of Bedias. He is also survived by his siblings, Hiram Knox Clark, Clara Mozell Hillard, Jo Nell LaRoue, Bobbie Lena Hankin and Reba Jean Barnett and his longtime friend, Carole Sterns.