Nathan Clark, Jr., was born in Attala County in Kosciusko, Mississippi, on January 7, 1940. He was the oldest son of Nathan and Fannie Clark, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Doris Scott, and brother, Johnnie Clark.
He confessed Christ at an early age at the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of the late Reverend Richard Cannon.
After graduating from Reuben McCall High School, he attended Natchez Junior College in Natchez, Mississippi, and Paul Quinn College in Waco, Texas, on scholarships.
He drove buses for a while and taught for 31 years before retiring from Vicksburg Warren School District in May 1996.
He enjoyed playing tennis and basketball and working around the house.
After a brief illness, he departed this life on Saturday morning, October 24, 2020, at Jena Rehabilitation Center in Jena, Louisiana.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories: his devoted wife of over 50 years, Rubysteen Clark; two sons, Nathan Clark III and Victor Clark; two daughters, Donna Clark and Wanda Hicks; one sister, Bobby (Alvin) Bagby; three brothers, Fred (Betty) Clark, Matthew (Yvonne) Clark, and Leroy (Charmin) Clark; four grandchildren, Natriana Clark, Nathan D. Clark, Natron Clark, and Jacquinn Kline; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, and friends.
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