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Chris G. Clark

June 25, 1959 — February 14, 2023

Jackson WY

Chris Gregory Clark, of Jackson Hole, Wyoming passed away at age of 63 on Tuesday,
February 14, 2023. Chris was born on June 25, 1959 in Dayton, Ohio. He grew up in Enon,
Ohio. Chris graduated from Greenon High School in 1977. He earned his Associates Degree in
Accounting from Sinclair Community College. He worked in banking, real estate, and in the
automotive industry.
Chris was married on June 20, 1995 to his wife, Maria. They were married for 27 years and built
a life together in Wyoming. The greatest blessing of their life was the birth of their son, Connor.
He said he was “living the dream.” He had his family, a log home with a view of the Tetons and a
racecar.
Chris was the owner of Clark’s Broadway Auto Parts. He was a member of the Jackson Hole
Chamber of Commerce and the 2015 “Employer of the Year” for Community Entry Services.
Small and large organizations knew that Chris Clark would make a donation to help them; but
dear to his heart was the Wyoming Downs Syndrome Association, Wyoming Special
Olympics,Teton Adaptive Sports and Jackson Hole Therapeutic Riding.
Chris was passionate about dirt track racing and began his racing career in Idaho and Wyoming.
He was “Track Champion” in 2016 at Noise Park, Idaho Falls and Atomic City, Idaho. He raced
throughout the Midwest with the United States Modified Touring Series. He was “Sportsman of
the Year” for USMTS in 2017, 2019, and 2022.
At 24 years old, Chris dedicated his life to the service of others. He believed in trusting God,
cleaning house and helping others. He lived the principles of the 12 Steps; honesty, hope,
surrender, courage, integrity, willingness, humility, love, responsibility, discipline, awareness, and
service. He believed in doing things for others humbly and anonymously, asking nothing in
return.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James C. Clark and Rebecca L. (Reed) Clark. He will
be lovingly remembered by his wife; Maria (Bell) Clark and his son, Connor; sisters, Tracy
(Kenneth) Patrick and Susan Clark; niece Reed Patrick and nephew Clark Patrick; extended
family and dear friends.
A memorial service will be held Saturday March 25th at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church, 90
West Kelly Avenue Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Pastor Ray McDaniel officiating. A luncheon will
follow. Internment will be at Auburn Cemetery in Star Valley Wyoming at a later date. Memorial
contributions can be made to Community Entry Services, a program for people with disabilities;
PO Box 4259, Jackson, WY 83001. Arrangements by Grand Teton Funeral Home, 950 Alpine
Ln, WY 83002.

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