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Edward Elliott Clark

April 5, 1928 July 24, 2018
Edward Elliott Clark
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Beverly-Edward Elliott Clark, 90, of Wenham, MA. Passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Lynn Home for Elderly Persons in Lynn. Beloved husband of the late Francella Keah-Tigh, he was the Son of the late Arthur and Annie (Bryant) Clark.

He graduated from Beverly High School, class of 1947. Edward was a veteran of the Korean War serving as a corporal in the Army. On the GI Bill, he graduated with a degree in chemistry from the University of Oklahoma in 1960. He worked as a science teacher for 25 years in the Danvers public school system.

He was involved in Drum Corps for over 75 years as a marching member, Drum Major of P.L.A.V. and an instructor, judge and manager. He founded two corps including the Royalettes of Beverly, instructed drums and wrote field shows for the 2nd Army Drum and Bugle Corps and the Oklahoma Cadets. In his later years, he was an active member of the 27th Lancers Alumni, Crusaders Senior Corp and The Light Brigade of Revere - marching well into his eighties. In 1997 Eddie was inducted into the Massachusetts Drum Corps Hall of Fame.

Edward is survived by his grandchildren Tal-ee E. Roberts and his wife Kathryn of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Travis Furnari and his wife Kristen of Hesperus, Colorado, Tyler Furnari, and Tatum Gross; his step-son Keah-Tigh Clark of Salem and his sister Elsie Desmaris and family. He is predeceased by his daughter Eutawna Clark; two brothers Frank Clark and Carl Clark; and four sisters Laura Gamble, Dorothy Pendeleton, Eleanor Waitt, and Ruth Goodwin.

A graveside service will be held for Edward at North Beverly Cemetery, Cabot Street, Beverly, MA, Saturday, July 28th, at 9:00 AM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Arrangements by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly. In lieu of flowers, Contributions may be made in his memory to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 15829 Arlington, VA 22215. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com


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Graveside

Saturday

28

Jul

9:00 AM 7/28/2018 9:00:00 AM
North Beverly Cemetery

Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 1915

North Beverly Cemetery
Cabot Street Beverly 1915 MA
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