Hampden … Reginald Rawley Clark, 93, died February 15, 2010 at a Bangor hospital. He was born in Brewer September 18, 1916, the son of Frederic T. Clark and Ethel (Rawley) Clark.
Reginald graduated from Hampden Academy in 1936 and attended Higgins Classical Institute. He worked for the Bangor Hydro Electric Co. for 44 years, the last 10 years he was the plant accountant. He served 4 years in the Army Air Corp. during WW II as an aerial photographer.
Reg was a member of the Hampden Historical Society, Mystic Lodge # 65 of Hampden, Royal Arch Mason, St. John’s Commandery, and the Anah Shrine of Bangor, the Bangor Hydro Quarter Century Club, the Veazie Salmon Club and the National Rifle Association. He was also a former member of the Hampden Kiwanis and the Winterport Snowmobile Club.
Reg will be remembered as a loving husband and wonderful and doting father. He had a quick wit, a great sense of humor and was always fun to be around.
He also loved children and was an avid sportsman; enjoying hunting, fishing, golfing and snowmobiling.
Reg is survived by his wife of 31 years, Nancy (Pratt) Clark of Hampden; two daughters, Sandra Boynton and her husband Ernest of Hampden, Pauline Levesque and husband William of Hermon. Two stepdaughters, Laurie Eddy and her husband Carlton Pinney of Hampden and Leslie Howe and her husband Mark of Columbia, six grandchildren, Paul Levesque and his wife Marilyn, Michael Levesque and his wife June, Lisa Kelley and her husband Kevin, Gerry Levesque and his wife Samantha, Carolyn Crosby and her husband Mark, James Carson and his wife Karen, two step granddaughters, Brittany Layman and her husband Alex and Shelby Greene and her husband Jeff, one step grandson Nicholas Eddy, 17 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his first wife, Pauline (Goodwin) Clark, the mother of his children in 1976, and by his only brother, Charles E. Clark.
A funeral celebrating Reginald’s life will be held 11:30 A.M., Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Avenue, Hampden. Family and friends may visit from 10 A.M. until the time of service at 11:30 A.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. Spring interment will be private at Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hampden Historical Society, P.O. Box 456, Hampden, Maine 04444. Messages of condolence and memories may be shared through www.hampdengilpatrick.com