Roy Erwin Clark


Roy Erwin Clark
Roy Erwin Clark

Roy Erwin Clark, 82, of Dumas, TX passed away on January 4, 2022.

Services will be at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the First Baptist Church in Dumas, TX. Burial will be at Northlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox Ave.

Roy was born in Dumas, TX on November 28, 1939, to Kathleen and Roy Lee Clark. He graduated from Dumas High School in 1958, and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Education from West Texas State University. He served in the 36th Division of the Army National Guard.

Roy farmed and ranched in Moore County his entire life. He loved being involved with his grandchildren, and watching them play football, basketball, and volleyball. His favorite place to eat and socialize was Hoggs BBQ. He also loved chocolate pie and chocolate covered cherries.

Roy was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church in Dumas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; former spouse, Sonja Clark; brother, Robert Lee Clark; sister, Ann Hughes; and brother, Bill Clark.

He is survived by daughter, Terri Davis and husband Mike Davis, of Dumas TX; son, Dr. Tom Clark, of Bushland, TX; daughter, Traci Gabel, of Amarillo, TX; sister, Nell Stewart and husband Joe Stewart, of Kokoma, IN; grandchildren, Lyndsi Jarl and husband Ryan, Alexi Davis, Ashli Hopkins, Ridge Clark, Arctic Clark, and Stockton Clark; and great-grandchildren, Rhyker, Remington, and Kenli.

The family will receive friends 5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M., Friday, January 7, 2022, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 500 N. Maddox in Dumas, TX.

Please use this link to livestream the service: First Baptist Church – Live | Facebook

3 Replies to “Roy Erwin Clark”

  1. My deepest prayers and love to you guys … I’m so sorry for you loss… Roy was not only a remarkable man, he was a BFF to my Dad (AJ Goldsmith) throughout my whole life and up bringing. He always had a smile and kind words to say… I will miss him dearly he was really a great person inside and outside. He worked harder than anyone I ever knew as well .. putting in many many hrs and hard labor into farming… not only was Roy there for me when I was growing up, he was there when I lost my Sister, Mother, and Father … Rest In Peace my dear friend … God Bless and comfort the family and may they not dwell but cherish the wonderful memories that Roy left in his legacy …

  2. How well I remember Roy and his racing cars on the Dumas – Hartley highway scaring us girls all-the-way but we would go back again with them. Sonja and I were very-close friends. Grieve-as-you must, not-as-others are telling you is right, wrong or indifferent. Travel the pathway ahead as our Lord tells you, pathway because there are only individual ones; not one for all. Remember, you are not orphaned if you cling tightly to His unchanging and unfailing hand. I have more fond-memories of your parents than I can list here. Class of 1959 Dumas Senior High School

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