Obituary: David Alan Clark

Dr. Clark, 52, of Winter Garden, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.

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David Alan Clark, 52, of Winter Garden, Florida, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. David led a successful life dedicated to the service and care of others.

After graduating from West Orange High School, he went on to attend UCF and then medical school at Nova Southeastern University. Upon graduating from medical school, David joined the United States Army, where he obtained the rank of Major and worked as a flight surgeon.

After completing a total of eight years in the service, David opened his own practice, South Alabama Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, located in Ozark, Alabama, where he cared for patients and fixed their ailments for 12 years.

When he was not seeing patients, David was an avid golfer who loved the sport so much that he purchased a home right on a golf course.

David is survived by his beloved daughter, Caroline Clark; parents, Robert and Grace Clark; brother, Robert J. Clark; niece, Jessica Lightcap and family; and former spouse of 20 years, Kimberly.

Preceding him in death are his grandparents, Grady and Ruth Clark, and Grady and Mary Lee Harrison.

Burial in Florida National Cemetery, 6502 S.W. 102nd Ave., Bushnell, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. A celebration of life will be held at the Elks Club of Winter Garden (700 Ninth Street, Winter Garden, FL 34787) starting at noon Saturday, Dec. 14. In lieu of flowers, David's family asks that a charitable contribution be made to an organization of your choice. 

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”


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