James Dean Clark, 64, of Connersville passed away Thursday, November 26, 2020, of heart complications at Reid Health, Richmond.

One of six children of Robert and Roxie Huber Clark, James was born in Connersville on June 27, 1956. He graduated from Connersville High School with the class of 1976 and served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam era.

James was employed at Ford Refrigeration and its successors, retiring in 2007.

He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where he served as Sunday School First Counselor. A self-taught musician, James was well known for his ability to play the harmonica and performed in several local bands. Besides music, he enjoyed watching westerns, traveling to Gatlinburg and Kentucky, and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include two children, Joshua Clark of Fountain City, Indiana and Brandi (Edward) Seeley of Connersville; six grandchildren, Brooklyn Lunsford, Devon Lunsford, Carlie Clark, Garrett Clark, Kyeara Clark, and Kaden Clark; four siblings, Marsha (the late R.D.) Pierce of Morenci, Michigan, Danny (Rita) Clark of Connersville, Ginger (John) Maddox of Connersville, and Gina (Rick) Hudson of Connersville; cousin, Daryl Hildebrand; special friends, Duane May, Randy Lackey, and Danny Lakes; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Besides his parents, James was preceded in death by a son, Jeremy Clark; and a sister, Nancy Jordan.

Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. James’ brother-in-law, John Maddox will officiate. Burial with military honors provided by the Fayette County Veterans Council will follow in Union Cemetery, Lyonsville.

Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.