Louis Patrick Clark, age 21, Joplin, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, in Kansas City, after a sudden illness.
Louis was born March 30, 1996, in Joplin, and graduated from Joplin High School in 2014. He was a huge fan of "Dr. Who", and any western that had John Wayne. He enjoyed a variety of music from country to techno/trance, but his favorite was Bob Seger. He was also a fanatical University of Alabama Crimson Tide fan.
Louis was preceded in death by a grandfather, Charles Clark.
Survivors include his mother, Brenda Speer and stepfather, Tim Speer, of Joplin; father, Cecil Clark, of Duenweg, Mo.; sister, Vanessa Owens and Anthony Edwards, of Joplin; brother-in-law, Lucas Owens, of Joplin; grandparents, Charles and Marian Speer, of Carl Junction, Vida Clark, of Webb City; aunt, Stacie Crouch and Brian Raney, of Joplin; several nieces, nephews; and cousins, including Alex, Darrell, and Briella, to whom he was devoted and taking care of their needs for the last three years at his home.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, at Parker Mortuary, with Rev. Andrew Moyer officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Parker Mortuary on Tuesday, from 6-7 p.m.
Published on January 9, 2018