Aaron Gilbert Clark of Hollywood, SC passed away April 7, 2022 at age 86.
Born in Blenheim, SC August 28, 1935, Aaron served in the US Navy between 1955 and 1961, after which he received a Bachelors of Arts from Baptist College at Charleston, and a Masters Degree from the University of North Carolina. Aaron was a lifelong gardener, avid sailor, and accomplished woodworker, whose career ranged from journalist with the News and Courier, recreational therapist with MUSC, contractor, and restauranteur. Aaron loved a good limerick, and was a gifted vocalist and longtime member the choir of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.
He is survived by his husband of 41 years John Clarkin, son Kinney Clark (Susan) and grandchildren, Samuel and Nelvia Clark, of Cranford, NJ, son James Clark (Dorraine) of Belton, SC, sister Patricia Clark Loveland of Virginia Beach, VA, sisters in law Jackie Clark and Terry Clarkin, and niece Megan Clarkin, of John’s Island, SC.
He was predeceased by his parents Fred A. and Fannie Dailey Clark, and three brothers, F. Evans Clarke, Neville B. Clarke, and Arden S. Clark.
Memorial and remembrance at Brownsville Baptist Church, Brownsville, SC will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be directed to the Parkinsons Foundation, https://www.parkinson.org/Carolinas.