Mr. Dilbert Clark, 94, a resident of Winter Haven, Florida passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 at his home with family. Mr. Clark was born Oct. 7, 1924 in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a retired owner/operator of several rental real estate properties and a Winter Haven resident for the past 20 years coming from Lake Panasoffkee, Florida and Sebring, Florida.
Dilbert was a United States Army veteran major while serving in the Battle of Normandy, (746th Tank Battalion), World War II and the Korean Conflict. He earned one Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, one Purple Heart, four Bronze Stars, Korean Service Medal, Republic of Korea-Presidential Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal and a United Nations Service Medal.
He attended church with his daughter at Heartland Church in Winter Haven. Dilbert enjoyed restoring old sports cars and being a cattle rancher.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Lillian Clark, in 2016; son, Danny Ray Clark, in 1977; two brothers, Bernard Clark and Homer Clark; and one sister, Doris Helen Mathewson.
Dilbert is survived by his loving family of two daughters, Kimberly (Randy) Pearce of Winter Haven, Florida and Cheryl (Robert) Scott of St. Petersburg, Florida; son, Terry (Vicki) Clark of New Port Richey, Florida; sister, Betty Lee Carter of Sedalia, Missouri; four grandchildren, Matthew (Molly) Pearce of Longwood, Florida, Michael Pearce of Winter Haven, Florida, Melanie (Tim) Wisecarver of North Caroloina, and Sara (Dan) Gill of Tampa, Florida; eight great-grandchildren, Malone, Mattox, Makai, Myles, Christie, Kyle, Jesse and Nora; and one great-great-grandson, Koah.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 at Auburndale Memorial Park, 1889 W. Derby Ave., Auburndale.
Arrangements by Kersey Funeral Home, 108 E. Lake Stella Drive, Auburndale, FL 33823. Call 863-967-1167.