The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


January 25, 2014

Jeff C. Clark

Jeff C. Clark, 50, of Covington, Ind., passed away at 2 p.m. EST Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at his home.

He was born Oct. 30, 1963, to Don and Peggy (Marble) Clark.

He is survived by his sister, Sue Lucas; former wife, Coressa Clark; and his two children, daughter ,Veda, and son, Mark. He also is survived by a nephew, Alan Bever; niece, Pam Tanner-Lauderbaugh; and special cousins, Jackie Black, Danny Odum, Bobbie Niccum, Maggie Wallace and Richard Davis.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Jeff had worked in the grocery business his entire life. He started working for his parents when he was 12 years old at the Covington IGA. He took over as president/CEO of Covington Foods in 1997, and held that position until his death. He was recognized nationally as Retailer of the Year within the IGA organization in 2004. He graduated from Covington High School in 1982 and Indiana State University in 1986 with a degree in business. While in college, he was an active member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Jeff had a generous heart. He would take in every stray animal that came his way and made it a part of his home. He loved technology and always had the latest and greatest gadgets.

A service to celebrate the life of Jeff C. Clark will begin at 1 p.m. EST Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Shelby Funeral Home in Covington. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. EST Tuesday at Shelby.

Memorials may be made to the Clark Family Scholarship with envelopes at the funeral home. Condolences to the family:

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