Clark S. Engle, 70, passed away Sunday, October 14, 2012 in Rogers, Arkansas. He was born March 27, 1942 to the union of Ray Engle and Dorothy Clark Engle of Abilene, Kansas. He attended Abilene Public Schools and graduated in 1960. He attended Fort Hays where he majored in Physical Education. Clark was an offensive tackle for the Tigers and held individual honors in 1962 and 1963. He also threw discus and shot put for the college track team. He graduated in 1964 and went to work as the Athletic Director for YMCA’s in Garden City, Kansas; Omaha, Nebraska and Wichita, Kansas. Clark retired from International Cold Storage before relocating to Arkansas.
Clark is survived by his cherished wife of 17 years, Earleen. His children: daughter Kerry (Mike) Littleton and son Brad Engle. His wife’s children: son Scott (Julie) Cain and daughter Kim (Marty) Newman. Clark also surrounded himself with extremely talented and athletic grandchildren: Colton Shurtz and Sarah Radley, Jordan Littleton, Keyona Littleton, Michael “Buddy” Littleton Jr., Lauren (Garrett) Konrade, Evan (Rachel) Cain, Brady and Kynzie Newman; brothers Robert (Wanda) Engle and Mike (Shirley) Engle; honorary granddaughters Isabell and Lily; many nieces, nephews and beloved blended family members. He also leaves his faithful yet mischievous feline sidekick, “Bodacious”.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 18th from 7pm to 9pm at Watson Funeral Home 3201 South Webb Road, Wichita Kansas. Funeral and burial will be Friday, October 19th at 1:00 pm at Watson Funeral Home. Memorials to Clark Engle Memorial Scholorship, Abilene Public Schools Endowment Association, Attn. Angie Schneider, P.O. Box 639, Abeline, KS 67410.