DONALD JAY CLARKE
April 27, 1936 – July 4, 2012
ZEBULON – Donald Jay Clarke, 76, died Wednesday. A native of Modesto, California, he was son to the late Alfred & Bertha Beach Clarke. Mr. Clarke was a retired from the U. S. Air Force. While in the Air Force he served 3 tours in Vietnam.
He is survived by his wife of over 51 years, Kathe Wunderlich Clarke, children, Donald Lynn Clarke of Sanford, Birgit Hendrikx (Stephen) of Zebulon, siblings, Robert Clarke (Maniyen), Linda Sylvera (Manuel), and grandchildren, Shawn, Kris, & David Corbett, Stephanie Rose, Adam & Kathe Clarke, and great grandchildren, Alyssa & Nicohlas.
Memorial service with full military honors will be held 11 am, Saturday, in the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.,net