Frank Vernon Clark, 84, of Siler City, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022, at Siler City Center.

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Mr. Clark was born in Chatham County on October 12, 1937, the son of James Claude and Evangeline Brower Clark.

Frank was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, where he served as a former Deacon. There, he attended the Senior Men’s Sunday School Class and taught Sunday School. He spent two years at Wake Forest University, and was an avid Wake Forest fan. Frank spent his working years as an industrial engineer for Kellwood Company. He enjoyed crossword puzzles, as well as gardening and yard work. Frank loved anything to do with math. In addition to his parents, Frank is preceded in death by his sister, JoAnn West; and a great grandson, Parker Maultsby.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Barbara Conklin Clark; son, Richard Vernon Clark and wife Doan of Siler City; daughter, Lisa Haiges and husband Bill of Siler City; siblings, Robert Clark, Dean Clark and wife Nina, Ruth Clark Holliday and Elaine Thaine, all of Siler City; grandchildren, Laura Maultsby (Josiah), Steven Clark (Autumn), Matt Clark (Nicole), Tyler and Grayson Haiges; and great grandchildren, Madelyn, Emerson, Ella and Layke Maultsby.

The family received friends on Saturday, April 30, 2022, from 10:15 to 11 a.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church, 120 Fellowship Church Road, Siler City, and other times at the home of Lisa Haiges. A funeral service followed at the church at 11 a.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church, with Rev. Jason Golden officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Clark family.

Online condolences may be made at www.smithbucknerfh.com.