Thomas "Tom" Clark



Thomas "Tom" Hartwell Clark, 87, passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side, on Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Conway, South Carolina. He was born on July 26, 1930 in Prescott, Arkansas, the eldest son to the late Thomas J. Clark and Mildred L. Garner Clark of Spring Hill, Arkansas.

He was pre-deceased in death by his oldest son Stephan, at age 35; his younger brother, Raymond, his brother-in-law Jesse Brown, and his parents.

Tom is survived by his wife, Betty, his son Kenneth; his grandson and wife, Mike and Beth; his sister Rosemary of Spring Hill, nieces Sarah Sisson; Sharon Lea; Julia Butler; Shelly Byrne; Patricia Blanton, Robin Kohn and nephews Wayne Brown, Shannon Clark, Michael Blanton and the joy of his life his first great granddaughter Reagan Sue Clark.

Tom was married to his wife for 66 years. He joined the US Air Force at age 17 and spent 21 honorable years in Intelligence serving the majority of his service in Strategic Air Command. He retired at age 42, went to work for the Navy Department as a Computer Specialist and retired 13 years later at age 55.

Tom's celebration of life will be held in South Carolina at Burroughs Funeral Home, 3558 Old Kings Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 on the beautiful waters on Friday, June 15, 2918 at 11:00AM.

Condolences may be made at

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services (843.651.1440) of Murrells Inlet is assisting the family.