Bruce Martin Clark, of Olney and formerly of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 9:58 AM – Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at the home of his parents in Newton.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM – Saturday, December 10, 2016, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois, with Mike Baker officiating. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery in Newton, Illinois. Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 PM – Friday, December 9, 2016, at the funeral home. In loving memory of Bruce, memorial may be made to the family.
Bruce was born on August 24, 1979, in Olney, Illinois, the son of Bruce Martin Gardner and Karen (Baker) Gardner.
Bruce was a graduate of Newton Community High School and graduated with the Class of 1997. He was a member of the Antioch Christian Church and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Bruce is survived by:
Parents – Karen and Joe Stoops of Newton, Illinois
Daughter – Madeline Harden of Olney, Illinois
Granddaughter – Ollyve Scroggins of Olney, Illinois
Sisters – Heather Turley (Danny English) of Olney, Illinois
Amanda (Billy) Parker of Princeton, Indiana
Brothers – Ryan (Christa) Stoops of Newton, Illinois
Adam (Carla) Stoops of Newton, Illinois
Several nieces, nephews, uncles and aunts also survive
Bruce was preceded in death by his father, grandparents Marilyn and Roy Baker and Wilma Hintz, brother-in-law David Turley and uncle and aunt Don and Kathy Baker.