Gary L. Clark, 76, of Camden, NY, passed away May 3, 2022, doing what he loved, turkey hunting. He was born June 21, 1945, to Floyd & Mary Littler Clark in Oneida, NY. He graduated from Camden Central High school in 1963. On July 12, 1969, he married the former Nancy Bielby in Taberg, NY. Gary was a lifelong dairy farmer and AI breeder of registered cattle, retiring in 2012. Gary loved hunting, hunting stories, and more hunting, fishing, dairy farming was his hobby, sports, and going to the draft horse pulls. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and teaching them the ways of hunting, fishing, farming, and baseball. Owning Belgian Draft horses, he participated in parades. Gary was a member of many clubs over the years and a lifetime member of some. He was part of The Holstein Association, Lorraine Sportsman Club, Redfield Fish & Game Club, NY Houndsman Conservation Association, Blossvale Hunting Fishing Club, and Camden Rod n Gun Club. Gary is survived by his wife of 52 years, Nancy (Bielby) Clark, and four children; Jon (Lanna), Lynette, Karen (Charlie), and Laura (Jamie), six grandchildren that he cherished; Garrett, Jaeden, Ryan, Blake, Mason, and Kelton. two step grandchildren; Alisha McCanney and Dustyn Hite. A brother, Ronald Clark. He was predeceased by his parents and a son-in-law, Russ Conway. The family would like to thank the Camden Fire Department, NYS State Police, State Police investigators, and the Oneida County Sherriff’s Department for their compassion and helpfulness during this hard time. They would also like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers sent. Funeral services will be held 11:00am Wednesday from Abundant Life Church, Mexico Street, Camden, NY under the direction of LaRobardiere Funeral home, Inc., Camden, NY. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 4 -7 pm at the church. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made Gary’s memory be made to the Camden Fire Department and/or Redfield Fish & Game Club.
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