Dies at Age of 90
After a lingering illness, due to the infirmities of age,
William Randall Clark died at his residence in La Plata, on Sunday, May
17. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., on October 13, 1856, he was the son of John
Randall and Ellen Harrington Clark who migrated to this country from England.
Upon his marriage to Virginia Walker many years ago, he located at Newburg,
in Charles County. At the latter place he successfully engaged in business,
later moving to La Plata, where he engaged in agricultural pursuits until
his retirement some years ago.
|unbounded. However, his unsullied
faith in God was a sustaining comfort to him in that sorrow, and he was
cheerful unto the end of his useful life.
Mr. Clark is survived by six children, as follows: William H. Clark, of Alexandria, Va.; Percy E. Clark, of District Heights; and Kenneth R., Andrew J., Mary Ruth, and Viola K. Clark of La Plata. One brother, Edgar R. Clark, of Philadelphia, eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren also survive.
A faithful member of the Episcopal Church, his funeral services were conducted from Christ Church in this town, on Tuesday, internment being at Mount Rest Cemetery. The Rev. Hunter M. Lewis, Rector of Port Tobacco Parish, officiated.
"Now the laborer’s task is o’er;
Times-Crescent (La Plata, MD)
May 23, 1947, Page 1