LANCASTER, SC ~ Mr. Clark Earl Wicklund, Sr., age 78, died Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was born September 27, 1939 in Cranston, Rhode Island. Clark was the son of the late Milton Emanuel Wicklund and Mildred Burdick Wicklund and the husband of the late Anne T. Wicklund. Mr. Wicklund was a member of the Knights of Columbus and had been a leader in the Boy Scouts for Special Needs. He loved watching the Braves play baseball and previously coached Little League Baseball. Mr. Wicklund loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mr. Wicklund is survived by his two sons, Clark E. Wicklund, Jr. and his wife, Margaret E. Wicklund and Raymond M. Wicklund; his daughter, Celeste Graham and her husband, Don; four grandchildren, Ryan M. Wicklund and his wife, Katie, Jennifer Galbraith and her husband, Brandon, Carly Wicklund, and Megan Black and her husband, Doug; five great-grandchildren; and his sister, Regina Diman.
Mr. Wicklund was preceded in death by his wife, Anne T. Wicklund; his parents; a daughter, Gail Wicklund Goosey; two brothers, Milton Wicklund and Weston Wicklund; and a sister, Hope Scott.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 7 at 11:00 am at Grace Presbyterian Church by Rev. Marty Simmons, Rev. Eddie Usher and Rev. Carly Wicklund. Visitation will immediately follow the service in the church fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice and Community Care, Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House, PO Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29732
Celebration of Life
Grace Presbyterian Church
Saturday October 7th, 2017
1026 Grace Ave.
Lancaster, SC 29720
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It was my privilege to know Clark and visit with him during his time in Monroe. He was a caring man with a great sense of humor. May the Lord welcome him into his kingdom.
Father Benjamin Roberts
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
Submitted by Father Benjamin Roberts on Oct 8 2017 10:53:43 AM
Dear Clark, Celeste, Raymond and family. I have fond memories of my Uncle Clark ranging from when I was a child and he would babysit for me, till later years when I would babysit for you guys for him and Aunt Ann.But one of my most favorite memories was when he and Aunt Ann came to visit my family in Cranston when our boys were just little, and they brought a cap holder for hanging your baseball caps, or whatever caps you owned, for each of the boys bedrooms that Uncle Clark had made by hand. The kids were thrilled and loved them! It was a very special gesture, and to this day my sons now 43 & 40 still bring it up whenever Uncle Clark is mentioned. He will be missed, and our love and prayers go out to my cousins and their families during this sad time. Love cousins Carol and George Lutz and family
Submitted by Carol Lutz on Oct 5 2017 07:35:31 PM
So sorry to read this
Submitted by Kitty outen on Oct 4 2017 08:29:31 PM
So sorry to read this
Submitted by Kitty outen on Oct 4 2017 08:29:30 PM
Celeste & Clark, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. May God wrap His loving arms around each member of your family and give the peace and comfort that only He can truly give.
Love & prayers,
Nancy McGuire & Family
Submitted by Nancy on Oct 4 2017 06:46:05 PM
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