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Virgil Howard Clark

08/04/1944 - 03/17/2016
Service Date: 03/26/2016
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gilbert Val Vista Stake Center, 1005 N. Voyager Drive, Gilbert, Arizona

Virgil Howard Clark, 71, was suddenly transferred home on March 17, 2016. He was born in Montpelier, ID on  August 4, 1944, to Walter and Lelia Clark.

Virgil and his bride Shauna were in their 49th year of marriage. He is survived by his wife Shauna (Skinner), their children Lance (Jodell Udy), Ed (Jennifer West), Brittney, Stephany, and 9 grandchildren, three brothers, Glenn, Owen and Nolan and his only sister, Gladys. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Wayne and Alan and a grandson, Jeremy.

Virgil was a devout husband, brother, brother-in-law, father, grandfather and friend.  He truly loved all his family.

He was an avid supporter of Scouting and worked tirelessly helping young men achieve their Scouting goals. He was loved by all who knew him.  He will be greatly missed.

In honor of Virgil’s great love for the scouting program and its principles, you are invited, if you desire, to wear your Scout Uniform to the services.

Visitation and viewing will be Friday evening March 25th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Gilbert Val Vista LDS Stake Center, 1005 N Voyager Dr, Gilbert, AZ, 85234. Visitation and viewing will be Saturday morning March 26th from 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM, also at the Gilbert Val Vista LDS Stake Center. Services will be held immediately afterward beginning at 10:00 AM.

Interment will be at the Mesa City Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Bunker’s Garden Chapel.


  • We are so saddened by the loss of Mr. Clark. My daughter Mary Kate LOVED when he drove her to kindergarten. Her smile brightened each day she saw he was driving. He always welcomed her onto the bus with a bright hello and a kind smile. What a great man. Thanks for sharing him with us. We pray that Heavenly Father will bless you with so much comfort and peace at this time!
    Love, Heidi, Damond and Mary Kate Petersen

  • dear Shauna, I just read about Virgil in my monthly BYU magazine. They always list those who have passed away. I had no idea ,then I saw his name and couldn’t believe it.. I just wanted to reach out and let you know how very sorry I am.I remember Virgil as such a sweet meek and lovely man. Much love to you Shauna it has been so so long since I have seen you. Love to you Lonnie and Debbie McCleve

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