ALBANY -- William Fred (Bill) Clark, 78, of Sylvester, GA, died November 20, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Jerry Willis will officiate. Interment will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Morningside Cemetery in Rochelle, GA.

A native of Rochelle, GA, Mr. Clark had resided in Sylvester since 1998 moving from Dougherty Co., GA. He was a retired pecan farmer and was a member of Mercedes Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Curtis Clark of Sylvester, GA, Tony Clark and his wife, Rhonda of Leesburg, GA and Wayne Clark of Atlanta, GA, a brother, Thomas Wyatt Clark, Rochelle, GA, two sisters, Ann Parnell, Pembroke, GA, Naomi Ford, Naples, FL, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.

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Albany 229/435-5657