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Dr. C. Robert Clark

March 14, 1940 – January 3, 2024

Carl Robert (C. R.) Clark, known as Bobby, Robert, or Bob, passed away at home on Wednesday, January 3, 2024.

Dr. Clark lived in the Fan District of Richmond, VA since the early 1990s.  He was born in San Pedro, CA March 14, 1940.  Dr. Clark graduated from Glasgow High School in Kentucky in 1958 and the University of Kentucky in 1962, playing first chair trumpet in both bands. He was honorably discharged as a Spec. 4 from the U. S. National Guard of Louisiana in 1969. He received his master’s degree from Western Kentucky University in 1980 and his Ed. D. from Vanderbilt University in 1983.  Dr. Clark spent most of his career in the insurance, education, and property management fields.  He was a Phi Gamma Delta, and supported The Morgan Library & Museum, the University of Kentucky Alumni Association and Alumni Band, and the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Survivors include two younger brothers, Richard in North Carolina, and Fred in Texas; four nieces; one nephew; and nine grandnieces and grandnephews.  His wife Sallye R. Clark also resided in Richmond when she died in 2019.

Dr. Clark will be cremated, and a memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24 at Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Pkwy, Richmond, VA.  The family will receive friends beginning at 2 pm prior to the service.

Click here to view the live-streamed memorial service for Dr. Clark.

Memorials may be made to the C. Robert Clark and Sallye Russell Family Endowment Fund, administered by The Community Foundation, 7501 Boulders View Drive, Suite 110, Richmond, VA  23225, and (804) 330-7400 or

Memorial Service


Affinity Funeral Service

2720 Enterprise Pkwy

Richmond, VA 23294


Wednesday, January 24, 2023


2:30 p.m.

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One Comment

  1. John David Barnard January 24, 2024 at 3:05 pm - Reply

    Rick and Fred. So sorry for the loss of you brother Bob. I am grateful for the opportunity to have been a part of the service even though I was in GA. Bob will always be a guidepost for us all.

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