John Thaddeus “Thad” Clark, 39, passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2008 of complications of pneumonia.

John was born December 14, 1968 in Rochester, NY. He graduated from Messiah Lutheran Grade School, Truman High School and Penn Valley Nursing School. He was a LPN with Carondelet Health Care. He was active in ReGap. Thad played the saxophone and piano and was a former 4-H  member.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Matthew Clark. He leaves his parents, John and Jane Clark and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. He also leaves his two greyhounds, Lear and Angela. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 28, at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd. Services will be 10 am Saturday, November 29 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 613 S. Main, Independence, MO. 64050. Memorial contributions may be made to ReGap, 7400 E. 102nd Street, K.C., MO 64134 or Messiah Lutheran School. Arrangements are under the direction of Park Lawn Funeral Home, 816-523-1234.