Clarke, Harry Weems
Birth: Friday, August 28, 1931 in St. Inigoes, Md.
Residence: St. Inigoes, Md.
Death: Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at the age of 88
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Harry Weems Clarke,88. of St. Inigoes, Md. passed away on April 28, 2020 at his home. He was born on August 28, 1931 in St. Inigoes, Md. and was the son of the late Evelyn Weems Clarke and Thomas Bennett Clarke. Harry was the loving husband of the late Helen Cecile Clarke whom he married on March 28, 1953 in St. Michaels Catholic Church Ridge, Md., and who preceded him in death on August 30, 2018. Harry is survived by his children Ken Clarke (Lori) of St. Inigoes, Md., Kathy Groat (Bob) of St. Inigoes, Md., Lynn Huett of St. Inigoes, Md., Jen Nickelson (Jack) of Evergreen, CO, Steve Clarke (Karen) of Gilbertsville, KY, 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and sister in law Betty Ann Clarke. He was preceded in death by his sister Trixie Lynch (Jack) and Tom Clarke.
Harry was a lifelong St. Mary's County, Md. resident. He graduated from St. Michael's School in 1949, and St. Mary's College of Maryland in 1965 with a Degree in Engineering. Harry served in the United States Air Force from 1949 to 1954. While in the United States Air Force, he was station in Korea, and earned the Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Soldiers Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal.
He was an Electronics Engineer at Patuxent Naval Air Station retiring on 1987 after 36 years of service.
All Funeral Services will be private at this time.
Contributions may be made to the ALS Association DC/MD/VA Chapter 30 W. Gude Drive, Suite 150 Rockville, MD 20850 or www.alsa.org.