James Jay Clark

james  clark

January 28, 1943 ~ September 3, 2021

Born in: Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

It is with profound sadness and sorry that on Friday, September 3, 2021, James Jay Clark, age 78, died of a heart attack.
Jim was a loving husband to his wife, Carol Ann Clark (née Belisle) and his wonderful son Walter Jay (Amber) Clark.

Jim was born on January 28, 1943, in Pueblo, Colorado, to Marvin Jay Clark and Alice Mary (née Lindsey) Clark. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Carol; son, Walter; and sister, Bama (née Clark) Morgan, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; special friends, Ray and Judy Tucker of Edgewood, New Mexico, Richard and Lilian Rivera, Patti Tapia, David Caricato, Linda Lazzarini and Cass Pearson.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Jay and Mary Alice (née Lindsey) Clark, brother-in-law, Jim Morgan; and friend and neighbor, Robert “Bob” Phelps. Jim was a graduate of Centennial High School (1961) and SCSC in Pueblo where he received his BS degree in Accounting. He sat for the CPA exam.
Jim practiced accounting for 44 years, he retired from the Pueblo County Budget, Finance Dept. 13 years ago.
Jim took so many fun trips with friends to Alaska, Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico. Jim was in Italy with friends when 9 /11 happened.
Per his request there will be no services. Jim was a giver of life through organ donation.
In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Donate Life America, 701 E. Byrd St., Richmond, VA 23219 or Salvation Army of Pueblo, 401 S. Prairie Ave., Pueblo, CO 81005.
Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. So so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. He was one of the nicest – if not the nicest person, I had met in my career at Pueblo County. It was so nice when he was in a meeting – or just walking down the hall – he ALWAYS had a kind word. My condolences to his family and friends.

  2. Carol, I am so sorry to read about Jim’s passing. I just remember a very kind person who had a great smile and a calm persona. I wish you peace as you go through this time.
    Paulette Stuart

  3. I am so sorry to hear about Jim. He was a truly nice person. Our good friend Bob Phelps thought the world of JIm and your family too Carol. God Bless.

  4. I’m so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing, and though it’s been a number of years, I still remember the great times we had at get-togethers when we “girls” were in college at USC Behavorial Science classes. My sincere sympathy and prayers to Carol and the family.

    • Pearl, it is so good to hear from you. I have often wonder what happen with you, if you were still in Texas or retired. I remember our Wednesday “afternoons” in Pat’s van drinking beer and watching the young kids on campus. Jim and I often talked about our trip to Red River and what fun it was.
      We were married for 57 years and the time has passed too fast. I sure miss him and we knew he had a bad heart but he always took care of himself and you just don’t think it is going to happen.
      Thank you for contacting me and I hope you are doing well.

  5. So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. He was a great man. I worked with him many years when he worked in the Pueblo County Budget office and before that we he worked on the Pueblo County Audit. Mt condolences to his wife and family

    • Was so sorry to hear about Jim. We enjoyed getting to visit with Jim and Carol at various events and at Roy and Sue Allen’s dinners. Sending Jim’s family prayers and hugs. It has been a honor to know Jim. Bev and Alan Kochevar

      • It was always fun to have dinner at Roy and Sue’s. I don’s know who’s laugh was the funnier, Roy’s or Jim’s and watch out when they both started. My Jim was an extra special nice person. he is missed so much.
        Carol & Walter

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