Charles Gordon Clarke , 64, was born on June 21, 1954 to Albert Henry Clarke Jr. and Harriet Frances Kelly in Bellevue Pa. Charlie joined the Army in 1971 -1974 and was a member of the 82nd Airborne, he was fearless jumping out of planes. He was a very talented woodcarver and created amazing pieces of art. Charlie went on to build swimming pools for Dobson's pools for over 25 years. He had a passion for building Harleys and riding with his friends and family.
Charlie married Sharon Clarke and after 26 years they parted as friends. He went on and had 14 years of companionship and happiness with Virginia Hatcher. He had 4 brothers and a sister, Albert, Martin, Bill, Gary, and Alda; 7 beautiful children, Monica (Brian), Wayne (Peggy), Lisa (Donald), Chad (Melissa), Dana (Truman), Christal, Kiersten and his beloved dog Chopper; 7 grandchildren, Cheyenne, Hayden, Terry, Harley, Charlie, Nicki & Colton; 4 great grandkids, Anzio, Mason, Addie, Lizzy and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and amazing friends. Charles was predeceased in death by his dad, mom, brothers, Albert & Gary and sister Alda and his best friend Donnie and several other family members and friends.
Charlie was an amazing man and wouldn’t hesitate to give the shirt off his back to anyone. The love he had for his family and friends was one of a kind. He will be missed by so many and never forgotten.