Douglas Bethune Clark



Douglas Bethune Clark, age 88 of Laurinburg passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 17. 2018.

Doug was born August 22, 1929 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, loving son of the late Luther and Maude Blue Clark. He was a World War II Veteran who proudly served in the United States Air Force. He had a lifelong career in farming which included serving as the Farm Manager for Gilchrist Farms and also with Pioneer Seed Company. Doug was a devoted husband, a loving father and grandfather who will truly be missed.

He leaves behind his wife, Betty Peele Clark of their home in Laurinburg; his daughter, Suzanne Clark Bennett and son-in-law, Charles; grandchildren, Mary Allison Bennett Yancey (Ian) and Charles Clark Bennett; his sister, Ruby Clark Sailing of Mount Vernon, WA and special cousin, Pattye Redmond.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel. Burial with military honors will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service on Saturday beginning at 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.