Fernie Kay Clark of Colorado Springs passed away February 2, 2019. He was a resident of Colorado Springs for 57 years. He was born on July 1, 1926 in Perry, Florida. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fernie L. and Mellie Clark. He is also preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret (Elder) Clark.
Fernie served in the United States Navy. He graduated from Florida State University in 1950. He retired from the Air Force Space Command as a Real Estate Specialist. He was a member of Village Seven Presbyterian Church and lived a strong Christian life. He had an incredible love for his family and life! He loved to travel and was able to make many trips in his later years with his wife, Eileen. He enjoyed playing Bridge in which he was a Master Point Player. The hobbies he enjoyed were bowling, golf, reading and fishing. He was an active member of the Argonauts and enjoyed his Civil Engineer’s Retiree group. Whatever he put his mind to he accomplished and did so with enthusiasm. When asked about his life he would say that he had no regrets and he had a great life!
Fernie is survived by his loving wife, Eileen Parker; sons: Mike (Carla) Clark, Charlie (Ann) Clark, Paul (Val) Clark; step-children: Kyle (Gabriele) Hunke, Amy (Joe) Galloway, Mary (Mark) Bunge; grandchildren: Jamie (Kris) Sproul, Lindsey (Chris) Kinzer, Heather (Ryan) Gable, Kristine Chisholm, Kristi (Chris) Nellor, Lori (Billy) Trujillo; step-grandchildren: Jeffrey (Jessica) Galloway, Benjamin (Tori Crain) Galloway, Jenna and Nicolas Larson, Paul J (Mary Reid) Bunge, and Caroline Bunge; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Village Seven Presbyterian Church, 4040 Nonchalant Circle South, reception immediately following. Contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, Springs Rescue Mission or the charity of your choice.